North Carolina Wages 33-3051.00 - Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

In North Carolina:

  • Workers on average earn $48,260.
  • 10% of workers earn $37,230 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $70,240 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $65,790.
  • 10% of workers earn $40,560 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $104,100 or more.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022 wage data external site.

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LocationAnnual Low (10%)Annual QL (25%)Annual Median (50%)Annual QU (75%)Annual High (90%)
United States$40,560$50,210$65,790$84,520$104,100
North Carolina$37,230$41,520$48,260$60,070$70,240
Asheville, NC$37,550$46,250$47,660$58,180$67,430
Burlington, NC$39,830$45,170$51,660$52,990$66,140
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC$43,120$47,390$58,620$71,710$76,950
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC$37,780$46,420$50,660$60,730$70,120
Fayetteville, NC$39,490$44,380$45,910$60,030$60,030
Goldsboro, NC$39,160$40,560$40,560$47,750$55,400
Greensboro-High Point, NC$40,820$45,600$49,010$60,090$60,090
Greenville, NC$40,680$45,130$55,970$56,550$59,990
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC$33,530$39,030$45,460$49,390$58,420
Jacksonville, NC$35,750$44,860$45,100$52,190$61,090
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$33,500$36,710$40,180$45,020$63,340
New Bern, NC$37,600$40,290$46,710$52,580$62,000
Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$34,520$37,230$42,270$47,370$60,750
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$36,200$38,260$41,990$49,210$59,440
Raleigh, NC$37,320$46,960$53,530$65,130$74,440
Rocky Mount, NC$34,940$40,500$47,350$60,050$67,430
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$36,200$37,090$41,120$48,420$61,390
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC$46,780$48,620$54,910$62,450$76,870
Wilmington, NC$37,900$45,850$46,460$49,080$62,700
Winston-Salem, NC$38,820$44,630$48,280$57,570$67,430

In North Carolina:

  • Workers on average earn $23.20 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $17.90 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $33.77 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $31.63 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $19.50 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $50.05 or more per hour.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022 wage data external site.

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LocationHourly Low (10%)Hourly QL (25%)Hourly Median (50%)Hourly QU (75%)Hourly High (90%)
United States$19.50$24.14$31.63$40.64$50.05
North Carolina$17.90$19.96$23.20$28.88$33.77
Asheville, NC$18.05$22.23$22.91$27.97$32.42
Burlington, NC$19.15$21.72$24.84$25.48$31.80
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC$20.73$22.78$28.18$34.47$37.00
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC$18.16$22.32$24.36$29.20$33.71
Fayetteville, NC$18.99$21.34$22.07$28.86$28.86
Goldsboro, NC$18.83$19.50$19.50$22.96$26.64
Greensboro-High Point, NC$19.63$21.92$23.56$28.89$28.89
Greenville, NC$19.56$21.70$26.91$27.19$28.84
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC$16.12$18.77$21.86$23.75$28.09
Jacksonville, NC$17.19$21.57$21.69$25.09$29.37
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$16.10$17.65$19.32$21.64$30.45
New Bern, NC$18.08$19.37$22.46$25.28$29.81
Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$16.60$17.90$20.32$22.78$29.21
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$17.41$18.39$20.19$23.66$28.58
Raleigh, NC$17.94$22.58$25.74$31.31$35.79
Rocky Mount, NC$16.80$19.47$22.77$28.87$32.42
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$17.40$17.83$19.77$23.28$29.52
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC$22.49$23.38$26.40$30.02$36.96
Wilmington, NC$18.22$22.04$22.34$23.60$30.15
Winston-Salem, NC$18.66$21.46$23.21$27.68$32.42