Police Officer Salary / Wage
Salary and wage information for psychologists is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Code (ANZSCO) for detectives is 441311 and for police officers is 441312.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are police officer, police sergeant, senior constable, detective and police cadet.
These occupations are currently not on the Australian Combined Skilled Occupation List.
The average Australian weekly full-time ordinary earnings across all occupations in mid-2018 were $1,586, giving an annual income of approximately $82,472. This was 2.6% higher than in mid-2017.*
Police Officer Salary / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Police Probationary Constable||70,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Constable Level 2||73,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Senior Constable||83,000 – 102,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Musician (Drummer/Percussion) – NSW Police Band||66,000 – 74,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Police Sergeant||91,000 – 101,000||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Police Constable||60,000 – 73,000||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Police Senior Sergeant||106,000 – 112,000||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Police Probationer||74,000||Perth, Western Australia|
|Constable First Class (5+ yrs)||86,000||Perth, Western Australia|
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