In 2010, the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 Edition, as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median New Hampshire law enforcement salaries were:
- Detectives and Criminal Investigators: $56,730
- Supervisors of Police and Detectives: $70,050
- Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers: $48,070
Detective and Criminal Investigator Salaries in New Hampshire
Police Officer and Sheriff Salary in New Hampshire
Police officer and sheriff’s salaries in New Hampshire depend upon the size of the town and, of course, the town’s salary structure. As an example, the starting salary of police officers working at the Nashua Police Department is $48,349. As a 2nd year patrolman, they have the potential to earn up to $53,883.
Likewise, the Londonderry Police Department offers their patrol officers between $49,059 and $65,077, depending on their experience.
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers Salaries throughout New Hampshire
State Trooper Salary in New Hampshire
According to the New Hampshire State Police, a state trooper recruit can expect a starting salary of $46,307. However, with 10 years of full-time certified law enforcement experience and service, a state trooper is eligible to apply for Trooper II labor grade.
In addition, state troopers in New Hampshire also receive excellent health benefits including:
- Paid dental and health insurance
- Group term life insurance paid by the state
Salaries for Police Supervisors and Detectives throughout New Hampshire