Law Enforcement Officer Salary in California

How much does a Law Enforcement Officer make in California? The average Law Enforcement Officer salary in California is $57,656 as of October 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $51,290 and $65,388. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

Salary range for a Law Enforcement Officer
$51,290 to $65,388
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What is a Law Enforcement Officer?

A Law Enforcement Officer (LEO), or peace officer in North American English, is a public-sector employee whose duties primarily involve the enforcement of laws. The phrase can include police officers, municipal law enforcement officers, special police officers, customs officers, state troopers, special agents, secret agents, special investigators, border patrol officers, immigration officers, court officers, probation officers, parole officers, arson investigators, auxiliary officers, game wardens, sheriffs, constables, corrections, marshals, deputies, detention officers, correction officers, ...

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Coachella, CA Avg. Salary $54,782 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Acampo, CA Avg. Salary $55,113 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Acton, CA Avg. Salary $57,751 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Adelanto, CA Avg. Salary $54,728 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Adin, CA Avg. Salary $52,371 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Agoura Hills, CA Avg. Salary $56,688 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Aguanga, CA Avg. Salary $54,885 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Ahwahnee, CA Avg. Salary $51,411 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Alameda, CA Avg. Salary $61,166 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Alamo, CA Avg. Salary $61,022 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Job Openings for Law Enforcement Officer in California
Allied Universal - Ventura , California
Armed officers should have prior military or law enforcement experience, or comparable training or certification, and must pass a Psychological Evaluation * Must be able to read and understand all ...
Allied Universal - 8 days ago
spcaLA - Los Angeles , CA
Animal Law Enforcement Training Academy graduates are assigned directly to the Field Training Officer program. Level II Humane Officers will also be scheduled to attend a powers of arrest course (PC ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
Allied Universal - Ontario , California
ARMED Security Officer, $40.00/hr Previous Military, Law Enforcement, or 3+years Security Exp REQUIRED Ontario, CA Allied Universal is seeking a Professional Armed Security Officer . Our Armed ...
Allied Universal - 7 days ago
Golgotha Security Inc - Los Angeles , CA
We are seeking a Security Officer to become an integral part of our team. The selected individual ... Previous experience in security, law enforcement, or other related fields * Familiarity with ...
ZipRecruiter - Today
Instaguard - Lancaster , CA
We are seeking a Security Officer to become an integral part of our team. The selected individual ... Previous experience in security, law enforcement, or other related fields * Familiarity with ...
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OPSEC Specialized Protection - Monterey Park , CA
Previous experience in security, law enforcement, or other related fields * Familiarity with security equipment * Ability to handle physical workload * Able to interface with local Fire and Law ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
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