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 about the same as related careers in Washington. On average, they make less than detectives but more than sheriffs.

Career Median Salary
Detective salary $85K
Customs inspector salary $85K
Locomotive engineer salary $90K
Ship engineer salary $83K
Coroner salary $78K
Transit police officer salary $81K
Customs broker salary $73K
Transportation planner salary $73K
Police officer salary $79K
Sheriff salary $79K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)