Browse Average Salary Ranges for Government Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Government? There are 90 jobs in Government category. Average salaries can vary and range from $74,370 to $243,893. Salary ranges can differ significantly depending on the job, industry, location, required experience, specific skills, education, and other factors... Salaries listed below are U.S. national averages data from September 26, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitlePolice or Sheriff's Patrol Officer Experience2 - 4 EducationAssociates Avg. Salary$55,680  
22.83%
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Responsible for patrolling an assigned area to prevent and discover crime and to enforce regulations. Responsible for responding to calls, taking necessary action at the scene of crime or disturbance, More

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Police Patrol Officer
Police Officer
Policeman
Job TitlePolice or Sheriff's Patrol Sergeant Experience5 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$73,700  
30.22%
Job Title, Experience, Education

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 depart More

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Police Sergeant
Job TitlePolice Patrol Officer Experience2 - 4 EducationAssociates Avg. Salary$55,678  
22.83%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Responsible for patrolling an assigned area to prevent and discover crime and to enforce regulations. Responsible for responding to calls, taking necessary action at the scene of crime or disturbance, More

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Police Officer
Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer
Policeman
Job TitlePolice Property Specialist Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$42,590  
17.46%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Receives, records, stores, and safeguards evidence collected from crime investigations. Prepares records of articles according to chain of custody procedures and maintains evidence database. Releases More

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Property and Evidence Clerk
Law Enforcement Property and Evidence Clerk
Property/Evidence Technician
Job TitlePolice Records Clerk Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$35,424  
14.52%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Maintains the records filing system and/or database used to manage, access, and preserve electronic and paper records of criminal justice activities. Assists in providing accurate and clear informatio More

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Criminal Justice Records Clerk
Job TitlePolice Sergeant Experience5 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$73,644  
30.20%
Job Title, Experience, Education

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 depart More

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Police or Sheriff's Patrol Sergeant
Job TitlePolice Team Manager Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$92,400  
37.89%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Supervises a team of police sergeants and other law enforcement support staff. Responsible for officer assignments, patrol operations, and investigations. Prepares and reviews reports. Ensures all pol More

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Police Lieutenant
Job TitlePolice, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$40,090  
16.44%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Responsible for responding to calls for emergency and non-emergency assistance and in dispatching law enforcement, fire fighting, or rescue units. Transmits and receives coded and conventional message More

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Emergency Dispatcher
911 Dispatcher
Emergency Dispatch Operator
Job TitlePoliceman Experience2 - 4 EducationAssociates Avg. Salary$55,690  
22.83%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Responsible for patrolling an assigned area to prevent and discover crime and to enforce regulations. Responsible for responding to calls, taking necessary action at the scene of crime or disturbance, More

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Police Patrol Officer
Police Officer
Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer
Job TitlePrisoner Supervision Officer Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$44,990  
18.45%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Enforces rules and regulations in a prison, jail or other holding facility. Presides over prisoners awaiting trial or those who have been convicted of a crime. Oversees prisoner conduct and safety. Su More

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Correctional Officer
Corrections Officer I
Correctional Officer / Jailer I

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