Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officer Salary Information in Oregon

The average annual and hourly salaries for police and sheriff's patrol officers in the state of Oregon are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of police and sheriff's patrol officers amongst Oregon areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers in Oregon

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,280
25th Percentile Wage
$59,540
50th Percentile Wage
$70,850
75th Percentile Wage
$77,420
90th Percentile Wage
$84,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for police and sheriff's patrol officers in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $84,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of police and sheriff's patrol officers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,850
-0.14% 10.05%
2016
$70,950
3.90% -
2015
$68,180
3.24% -
2014
$65,970
1.82% -
2013
$64,770
1.61% -
2012
$63,730
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers in Oregon Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of police and sheriff's patrol officers in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of police and sheriff's patrol officers in state of Oregon ranges from $55,750 to $73,960. The highest paying area for police and sheriff's patrol officers in Oregon is Bend with a median annual salary of $73,960. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Medford (mean annual salary $71,880). The lowest paying area is Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bend
$73,960
Medford
$71,880
Corvallis
$70,830
Salem
$70,090
Eugene-Springfield
$69,390
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$62,920
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$60,980
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$60,910
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$55,750




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