How Much do Police Detectives Make in Oklahoma?

Do police detectives in Oklahoma make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Oklahoma police detectives?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, police detectives in Oklahoma earn an average of $65,930 a year, equivalent to $31.70 an hour.

This is 23% less than police detectives nationwide, but it is 45% more than the typical Oklahoma worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Oklahoma Police Detective Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $57.68 $119,970
75th $37.71 $78,430
50th $27.94 $58,120
25th $21.51 $44,730
10th $17.56 $36,530
Oklahoma Police Detectives Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Oklahoma City $34.43 $71,610
Tulsa $33.38 $69,420
Oklahoma Police Detective Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $31.70 $65,930
2018 $31.79 $66,130
2017 $32.02 $66,600
2016 $32.39 $67,370
2015 $32.81 $68,240
2014 $29.07 $60,460
2013 $25.83 $53,720
2012 $25.34 $52,700
2011 $28.76 $59,820