Transit police officer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Transit police officer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New Jersey $82,080
Washington $81,380
Virginia $80,300
Illinois $76,880
Nevada $73,580
Indiana $66,040
California $64,930
Florida $64,820
Tennessee $63,240
Maryland $62,090
Texas $61,970
Ohio $60,600
Georgia $60,040
New York $51,130
Pennsylvania $45,510
Michigan $44,320
Wyoming $41,790
Louisiana $40,790

How do transit police officer salaries compare to similar careers?

Transit police officers earn 6% less than similar careers in Florida. On average, they make less than detectives but more than sheriffs.

Career Median Salary
Detective salary $68K
Customs inspector salary $68K
Special agent salary $68K
Ship captain salary $61K
Shipmate salary $61K
Transit police officer salary $65K
Logistician salary $62K
Legislator salary $46K
Police officer salary $62K
Sheriff salary $62K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)