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How much do police officers get paid?

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The salaries of police officers vary greatly depending on the city in which they work. In 2014 for example, the salary for a New York police officer after six months is $46,288 per year, whereas the annual salary for a Seattle police officer after six months is $74,244.

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In both cities, police officers receive regular pay increases. In New York after 4.5 years of service, a police officer receives $62,455 per year, while in Seattle after 4.5 years, the annual salary is $90,672. According to the official police websites, both cities also offer generous benefits to police officers, including paid vacations, paid sick leave, retirement plans, life insurance and coverage for medical, dental and vision.

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