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Police Officer Salary
in Maryland, United States

$69,853 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Police Officer is $69,853 a year and $34 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Police Officer is between $50,241 and $86,128. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Police Officer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Police Officer Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Police Officer
Nov 27
Baltimore, MD, USA
Anchorage Police Department
The community of Anchorage loves their Police Officers and supports the efforts of law enforcement
Police Officers
Nov 24
Town of Hancock
Police Officers The Town of Hancock is now accepting applications for full time police officers. At this time we are only accepting applications from certified officers. Position includes Paid leave ...
Security Guard Manager (Lieutenant)
Nov 27
Bowie, MD, USA
Blue Force Security Services, LLC
Armed Services, OR Associates Degree in Security or Law Enforcement related field, OR successful completion of a police officer's basic training academy; Knowledge of the General Orders, Special ...
MDTA Entry Level Police Officer
Oct 1
Baltimore, MD, USA
Maryland Transportation Authority Police
MDTA Police Officer Recruits will be sworn to uphold and enforce the laws of the State of Maryland on all properties under the Maryland Transportation Authority's jurisdiction. Employees receive ...
31B Military Police - Police Officer
Oct 17
Army National Guard
31B Military Police - Police Officer Job Description Have you ever dreamed of making an impact? How about serving your community, State, and Nation? As a Military Police Officer for the Army National ...