Sergeant Salary in the United States

How much does a Sergeant make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Sergeant in the United States is $26 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $23 and $30. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Sergeant?

Sergeant (/ˈsɑː(r)dʒənt/ SARJ-ənt; abbreviated to Sgt and capitalized when used as a named person's title) is a rank in many uniformed organizations, principally military and policing forces. The alternate spelling, "serjeant", is used in The Rifles and other units that draw their heritage from the British Light Infantry. Its origin is the Latin "serviens", "one who serves", through the French term "sergent". The term "Sergeant" refers to a non-commissioned officer placed above the rank of a corporal and a police officer immediately below a lieutenant or, in the UK Police forces, below ...

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Average Hourly Wage

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26

Average Total Hourly Cash Compensation

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27
These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Sergeant in the United States. The average hourly rate for Sergeant ranges from $23 to $30 with the average hourly pay of $26. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $23 to $31 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $27.

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