Police Sergeant Salaries in Portsmouth, NH

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Alternate Job Titles: Police Sergeant, Sergeant, Police/Detective Supervisor

What is the average Police Sergeant salary for Portsmouth, NH?

The salary for someone with the job title Police Sergeant in Portsmouth, NH varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Police Sergeant salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Police Sergeant in Portsmouth, NH.

Categories:  Fire, Law Enforcement, and Security, Government

Similar Job Titles:  Campus Police Lieutenant, Sheriff/Police Chief, E5 - Sergeant (Army), E6 - Staff Sergeant (Army), Police Patrol Officer, Campus Security Director

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Police Sergeant in Portsmouth, NH that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Police Sergeant in Portsmouth are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of August 2014

Median $67,912
  • 10%$52,195
  • 25%$59,685
  • 75%$76,080
  • 90%$83,517

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Job Description for Police Sergeant

Responsible for supervising patrol officers and agents as assigned and maintaining the chain of command within the operations of the department. Responsible for developing training programs for department personnel, directing special units, preparing special reports or projects as assigned, receiving and reviewing reports from officers, and assigning personnel in accordance to specific needs. Requires a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and/or additional certifications and at least 5-7 years of law enforcement experience. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to Chief of Police, Captain, or Lieutenant. View full job description

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