Senior Police Officer
- Directs and co-ordinates the operation of record keeping systems and the preparation of reports.
- Establishes contacts and sources of information concerning crimes planned or committed.
- Directs and monitors the work of subordinate officers.
- Plans, directs and co-ordinates general policing for an area or functional unit.
- Liaises with senior officers to determine staff, financial and other short- and long-term needs.
Typical Education Level
Level 3 NVQ; A Levels
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 6% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for senior police officer is £52,696
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 262. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for senior police officer roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £52,696 per year. That is about £4,391 per month or £27.02 per hour. New workers generally start on £47,172, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £124,715
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 262 people are employed in the region.