Sergeant Salary in the United States

How much does a Sergeant make in the United States? The average Sergeant salary in the United States is $53,614 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $47,228 and $62,194. Salary ranges 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Salary range for a Sergeant
$47,228 to $62,194
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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 ...

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

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Job Openings for Sergeant
State of Georgia - Cherry Log , GA
Lensa - 9 days ago
Management & Training Corporation - Chaparral , NM
Reports to the designated lieutenant. directly supervises assigned security officers. Responsible for the custody and discipline of detainees in the facility in compliance with Management & Training ...
Capital Markets Placement - 4 days ago
Lake Elsinore Casino / CJ's Sports Grill & Turf Club - Lake Elsinore , CA
... Sergeant Naumann for an interview if they are available. (NO Phone Calls Please) *Applications will be available at the Hotel Front Desk You can also come visit us at and ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
City of Oshkosh - Oshkosh , WI
Parking Control Officers are under the direct supervision of the Special Operations Sergeant or the designated 3rd Shift Supervisor dependent upon their assigned work hours. Parking Control Officers ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Ag Processing Inc (AGP) - Sioux City , IA
Plant Supervisor Ag Processing Inc (AGP) is looking for a Supervisor to oversee the hourly staff at the Methyl Ester facility in Sergeant Bluff, IA. This is an excellent role for a strong leader who ...
Lee Enterprises - 6 days ago
Jonathan Wesley - Chicago , IL
... sergeant, reserves, coast guard, security, seal, seals, vetran, sergeant major, major, officer, lieutenant, captain, colonel general, admiral, private, recruit, recruiter, seaman, event ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Sergeant in the United States. The base salary for Sergeant ranges from $47,228 to $62,194 with the average base salary of $53,614. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $48,257 to $64,850 with the average total cash compensation of $55,252.

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