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Michigan police officer salaries are below national average, study finds

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Posted at 9:40 AM, Mar 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-06 13:03:28-05

(WXYZ) — Michigan police salaries are below the national average, according to a recent study.

The national average salary among police officers is $64,490.

Research conducted by YourLocalSecurity.com found Michigan police officers earn below the national average with an adjusted salary of $59,786.

According to the study, California comes in first place in both actual salary at $100,090 and adjusted salary at $87,4a91. But the Golden State also has the second-highest cost of living in the United States, according to CNBC.

Nearly 700,000 Americans are in the workforce as police officers.

View the full study here.