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How much does a Police Officer make?

Updated 18 Jan 2022
£35,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

964 salaries

£25K

Low

£35K

Average

£45K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Police Officer make? The national average salary for a Police Officer is £35,000 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Police Officer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 964 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Police Officer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Police Officer£35,159 /yr
L3
Senior Police Officer£56,650 /yr
L4
Police Officer IV£32,882 /yr
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Metropolitan Police Service
3.4

Metropolitan Police Service

Police Officer

£38,944

 /yr
Range: £21K - £100K
216 salaries
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£21K

£100K

£21,104 - £100,153 Range

Police Scotland
3.4

Police Scotland

Police Officer

£36,819

 /yr
Range: £25K - £61K

£25K

£61K

£24,712 - £60,993 Range

Thames Valley Police
3.5

Thames Valley Police

Police Officer

£38,794

 /yr
Range: £24K - £60K

£24K

£60K

£24,289 - £59,976 Range

West Midlands Police
3.4

West Midlands Police

Police Officer

£41,471

 /yr
Range: £23K - £73K

£23K

£73K

£23,340 - £72,530 Range

Greater Manchester Police
3

Greater Manchester Police

Police Officer

£28,859

 /yr
Range: £24K - £52K

£24K

£52K

£24,312 - £51,754 Range

British Transport Police
3.5

British Transport Police

Police Officer

£34,638

 /yr
Range: £23K - £45K

£23K

£45K

£22,857 - £44,609 Range

West Yorkshire Police
3.6

West Yorkshire Police

Police Officer

£30,000

 /yr
Range: £22K - £63K

£22K

£63K

£22,190 - £63,132 Range

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Sussex Police
2.9

Sussex Police

Police Officer

£40,441

 /yr
Range: £25K - £52K

£25K

£52K

£24,868 - £52,318 Range

Merseyside Police
3.9

Merseyside Police

Police Officer

£39,874

 /yr
Range: £26K - £52K

£26K

£52K

£25,720 - £51,807 Range

Hampshire Constabulary
3.7

Hampshire Constabulary

Police Officer

£41,000

 /yr
Range: £25K - £44K

£25K

£44K

£25,253 - £44,193 Range

Kent Police (UK)
3.7

Kent Police (UK)

Police Officer

£31,858

 /yr
Range: £22K - £44K

£22K

£44K

£21,882 - £44,436 Range

Lancashire Constabulary
3.9

Lancashire Constabulary

Police Officer

£36,803

 /yr
Range: £23K - £48K

£23K

£48K

£22,857 - £47,741 Range

Civil Nuclear Constabulary
2.6

Civil Nuclear Constabulary

Police Officer

£38,083

 /yr
Range: £24K - £56K

£24K

£56K

£24,402 - £56,328 Range

Avon and Somerset Constabulary
3.9

Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Police Officer

£40,825

 /yr
Range: £22K - £43K

£22K

£43K

£22,376 - £43,497 Range

Derbyshire Constabulary
4.4

Derbyshire Constabulary

Police Officer

£34,319

 /yr
Range: £23K - £57K

£23K

£57K

£23,444 - £57,000 Range

Surrey Police
3.4

Surrey Police

Police Officer

£30,876

 /yr
Range: £22K - £48K

£22K

£48K

£22,012 - £47,663 Range

Hertfordshire Constabulary
3.2

Hertfordshire Constabulary

Police Officer

£29,981

 /yr
Range: £22K - £48K

£22K

£48K

£21,799 - £48,139 Range

Northumbria Police
4.4

Northumbria Police

Police Officer

£41,741

 /yr
Range: £24K - £64K

£24K

£64K

£24,000 - £64,360 Range

Bedfordshire Police
3.3

Bedfordshire Police

Police Officer

£32,093

 /yr
Range: £23K - £58K

£23K

£58K

£22,734 - £58,350 Range

Cheshire Constabulary
3.1

Cheshire Constabulary

Police Officer

£32,588

 /yr
Range: £22K - £74K

£22K

£74K

£21,875 - £74,329 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Police Officer salaries

The national average salary for a Police Officer is £35,000 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Police Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 964 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Police Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Police Officer in United Kingdom is £45,306 per year.

The lowest salary for a Police Officer in United Kingdom is £24,646 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent police officer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£33,000
per year
A Police Constable in the London Area area reported making £33,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£27,550
per year
A Police Constable in the Chelmsford Area area reported making £27,550 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chelmsford Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
£41,000
per year
A Police Officer in the Bristol Area area reported making £41,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bristol Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
£44,500
per year
A Police Officer in the London Area area reported making £44,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£38,000
per year
A Law Enforcement in the Reading Area area reported making £38,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Reading Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£42,000
per year
A Police Officer in the Milton Keynes Area area reported making £42,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Milton Keynes Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
£42,000
per year
A Police Officer in the Brighton Area area reported making £42,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Brighton Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
£41,000
per year
A Police Officer in the Gloucester Area area reported making £41,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Gloucester Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
£24,000
per year
A Police Officer in the Exeter Area area reported making £24,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Exeter Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government