Police Pay

It may not be the main reason you joined the police service, but it’s still an issue close to many people’s hearts. So we’ve created a Pay Resource Page to help you understand some of the issues involving police remuneration.

Police Pay Rates 2016/17

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Rank Paypoint Annual Salary
+ London Weighting *
Constable 0 £19,773 (i) + £2,373
Constable 1 £22,896 + £2,373
Constable 2 £23,931 + £2,373
Constable 3 £24,975 + £2,373
Constable 4 £26,016 + £2,373
Constable 5 £28,098 + £2,373
Constable 6 £32,292 + £2,373
Constable 7 £38,001 + £2,373
Rank Paypoint Annual Salary
+ London Weighting *
Sergeant 1 £39,300 + £2,373
Sergeant 2 £40,620 + £2,373
Sergeant 3 £41,487 + £2,373
Sergeant 4 £42,708 + £2,373
Rank Paypoint Annual Salary
+ London Weighting *
Inspector 0 £50,823 + £2,373
Inspector 1 £52,200 + £2,373
Inspector 2 £53,580 + £2,373
Inspector 3 £54,963 + £2,373
Rank Paypoint Annual Salary
+ London Weighting *
Chief Inspector 1 £56,040 + £2,373
Chief Inspector 2 £57,120 + £2,373
Chief Inspector 3 £58,251 + £2,373
Rank Paypoint Annual Salary
+ London Weighting *
Superintendent
(promoted to rank before 1 April 2014)
1 £64,830 + £2,373
(£64,830 + £2,373)
Superintendent
(promoted to rank before 1 April 2014)
2 £68,217 + £2,373
(£67,503 + £2,373)
Superintendent
(promoted to rank before 1 April 2014)
3 £71,781 + £2,373
(£70,176 + £2,373)
Superintendent
(promoted to rank before 1 April 2014)
4 £76,575 + £2,373
(£72,855 + £2,373)
Superintendent
(promoted to rank before 1 April 2014)
5 N/A
(£75,531 + £2,373)
Rank Paypoint Annual Salary
+ London Weighting *
Chief Superintendent 1 £80,352 + £2,373
Chief Superintendent 2 £83,070 + £2,373
Chief Superintendent 3 £84,765 + £2,373
Rank Paypoint Annual Salary
+ London Weighting *
Commander 1 £97,563 + £2,373
Commander 2 £103,851 + £2,373
Commander 3 £110,148 + £2,373
Rank Annual Salary
+ London Weighting *
Deputy Assistant Commissioner (MPS) £144,768 + £2,373
Assistant Commissioner (MPS) £188,823 + £2,373
Assistant Commissioner (City of London) £138,102 + £2,373
Deputy Commissioner (MPS) £223,440 + £2,373
Commissioner (MPS) £270,648 + £2,373
Commissioner (City Of London) £167,436 + £2,373
  1. The salary paid to an officer at Paypoint 0 shall be between £19,773 and £22,896 as determined by the chief officer of police, after consultation with the local policing body, based on local recruitment needs or the possession of a policing qualification or relevant experience.

* In addition officers in London also receive a London Allowance.

Allowances

The revised values of allowances from 1 September 2016 are:

Allowance Annual Amount
London Weighting £2,373
London Allowance £1,011
South East Allowance Maxima:
– Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Surrey, and Thames Valley £3,000
– Bedfordshire, Hampshire, Sussex £2,000
Dog Handlers’ Allowance £2,217
Motor Vehicle Allowance – Essential Users’ Lump Sum:
– 451-999cc £846
– 1000-1199cc £963
– 1200 – 1450cc £1,239
Per mile (all users) HMRC approved rate – £0.45 for tax year 2016/17 for first 10,000 business miles

For more information on Met and City of London Police Salaries please contact:

Metropolitan Police Federation

York House, 2 Elmfield Park, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1LU

t: 020 8464 2322

e: [email protected]

www.metfed.org.uk

For National police enquiries please contact:

The Police Federation of England and Wales

Federation House, Highbury Drive, Leatherhead, Surrey. KT22 7UY

t: 01372 352000

e: [email protected]

www.polfed.org

 

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