$58k $58k
680k 680k
5.0% 5.0%
3.3/5 3.3/5
N/A N/A

How much does a Police Officer make in Massachusetts?

Average Police Officer Hourly Wage in Massachusetts

Police Officers earn a median hourly wage of $30.22. Hourly wages typically start from $20.23 and go up to $43.75.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Police Officer Yearly Salary in Massachusetts

Police Officers earn a median salary of $62,850 per year. Salaries typically start from $42,090 and go up to $91,010.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

90%
Full-Time
10%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.2
SCORE
508
RATINGS
Police Officers average a score of 3.2 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Police Officers in the 64th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Police Officer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Police Officer Earnings

The highest earning Police Officers in Massachusetts earn:

$43.75
an hour
$91,010
per year
Senior Police Officer Earnings

Senior Police Officers in Massachusetts earn:

$36.33
an hour
$75,570
per year
Experienced Police Officer Earnings

Experienced Police Officers in Massachusetts earn:

$30.22
an hour
$62,850
per year
Junior Police Officer Earnings

Junior Police Officers in Massachusetts earn:

$25.38
an hour
$52,790
per year
Starting Police Officer Earnings

Starting Police Officers in Massachusetts earn:

$20.23
an hour
$42,090
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Police Officer salary comparison

Police Officers earn less than 57% percent of Law careers in Massachusetts. Police Officer salaries are in the bottom 64% of all careers in Massachusetts.

Hearing Officer Salary in Massachusetts $138k
Compliance Manager Salary in Massachusetts $112k
Customs Inspector Salary in Massachusetts $73k
Correctional Officer Salary in Massachusetts $69k
Police Officer Salary $62k
Court Reporter Salary in Massachusetts $53k
Legal Secretary Salary in Massachusetts $48k
Wildlife Enforcement Officer Salary in Massachusetts $46k
Legislator Salary in Massachusetts $19k
Source:

Historical salary for Police Officers in Massachusetts

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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