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Law Enforcement Officer Salary
in Montana, United States

$59,586 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,376

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Law Enforcement Officer is $59,586 a year and $29 an hour in Montana, United States. The average salary range for a Law Enforcement Officer is between $42,857 and $73,470. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Law Enforcement Officer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Montana, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Enforces laws established for the protection of persons and property.
  • Carries out general and specific assignments from superior officers in accordance with established rules and procedures.
  • Detains, arrests, interrogates, and incarcerates suspected violators, and appears as a witness at trials.
  • Receives additional compensation to specialize in one or more activities, in addition to the basic police duties described at level 1, such as canine patrol; special reaction teams (e.g., special weapons assault team, special operations reaction team); juvenile cases; hostage negotiations; and participating in investigations (e.g., stakeout, surveillance) or other enforcement activities requiring specialized training and skills.
  • Performs work in uniform or civilian clothes and carries arms.
Law Enforcement Officer Job Prevalence in Montana, United States

Job family: Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

Job family population: 662,390

Estimated population of Law Enforcement Officer jobs: 101,458

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$69,077
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Law Enforcement Officer Job Listings for Montana, United States

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