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Police Officer Average Salary in Kazakhstan 2022

How much money does a Police Officer make in Kazakhstan?

Average Monthly Salary
238,000 KZT
( 2,850,000 KZT yearly)


A person working as a Police Officer in Kazakhstan typically earns around 238,000 KZT per month. Salaries range from 109,000 KZT (lowest) to 378,000 KZT (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Police Officer salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Police Officer Salary Distribution in Kazakhstan

Median and salary distribution monthly Kazakhstan Police Officer
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Police Officer salaries in Kazakhstan range from 109,000 KZT per month (minimum salary) to 378,000 KZT per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 257,000 KZT per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Police Officer(s) are earning less than 257,000 KZT while the other half are earning more than 257,000 KZT. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Police Officer(s) are earning less than 165,000 KZT while 75% of them are earning more than 165,000 KZT. Also from the diagram, 75% of Police Officer(s) are earning less than 343,000 KZT while 25% are earning more than 343,000 KZT.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Police Officer Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Police Officer salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Police Officer with less than two years of experience makes approximately 124,000 KZT per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 166,000 KZT per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 245,000 KZT per month, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Police Officer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 299,000 KZT per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 325,000 KZT per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 352,000 KZT per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Police Officer average salary change by experience in Kazakhstan

0 - 2 Years
124,000 KZT
2 - 5 Years+34%
166,000 KZT
5 - 10 Years+48%
245,000 KZT
10 - 15 Years+22%
299,000 KZT
15 - 20 Years+9%
325,000 KZT
20+ Years+8%
352,000 KZT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Police Officer Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Police Officer(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

Salary comparison by education level monthly Kazakhstan Police Officer
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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Police Officer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Police Officer is 142,000 KZT per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 222,000 KZT per month, 57% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 372,000 KZT per month, 68% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Police Officer average salary difference by education level in Kazakhstan

High School
142,000 KZT
Certificate or Diploma+57%
222,000 KZT
Bachelor's Degree+68%
372,000 KZT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Police Officer Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Kazakhstan Police Officer
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Police Officer employees in Kazakhstan earn 9% more than their female counterparts on average.

248,000 KZT
227,000 KZT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Kazakhstan for all Careers

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Police Officer Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Kazakhstan

How much are annual salary increments in Kazakhstan for Police Officer(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

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Police Officer(s) in Kazakhstan are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 8% every 21 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 19 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Kazakhstan / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Kazakhstan is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2021

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Kazakhstan for the year 2021. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Police Officer Bonus and Incentive Rates in Kazakhstan

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Kazakhstan Police Officer
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A Police Officer is considered to be a low bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

70% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 30% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Police Officer Average Hourly Wage in Kazakhstan

1,370 KZT per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Kazakhstan is 1,370 KZT. This means that the average Police Officer in Kazakhstan earns approximately 1,370 KZT for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Police Officer VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Police Officer and Law Enforcement / Security / Fire monthly Kazakhstan
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The average salary for Police Officer is 23% less than that of Law Enforcement / Security / Fire. Also, Law Enforcement / Security / Fire salaries are 20% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accreditation Coordinator343,000 KZT+44%
Accreditation Manager490,000 KZT+110%
Advocate294,000 KZT+24%
Control Room Operator121,000 KZT-49%
Criminal Investigator446,000 KZT+88%
Facility Monitor241,000 KZT+1%
Fire Chief427,000 KZT+80%
Fire Dispatcher212,000 KZT-11%
Fire Education Specialist366,000 KZT+54%
Fire Extinguisher Technician134,000 KZT-44%
Fire Fighter228,000 KZT-4%
Fire Inspector414,000 KZT+74%
Fire Investigator418,000 KZT+76%
Fire Prevention Engineer360,000 KZT+52%
Forensic Investigator375,000 KZT+58%
Forensic Science Technician394,000 KZT+66%
Fraud and Forensic Specialist442,000 KZT+86%
Fraud Examiner459,000 KZT+93%
Grants Specialist520,000 KZT+120%
Intellectual Property Associate384,000 KZT+62%
Intelligence Research Specialist643,000 KZT+170%
Investigator438,000 KZT+84%
Jail Officer187,000 KZT-21%
Juvenile Probation Officer285,000 KZT+20%
Juvenile Supervision Officer288,000 KZT+21%
Lock-Smith125,000 KZT-47%
Parole Officer207,000 KZT-13%
Police Captain495,000 KZT+110%
Police Communications Officer294,000 KZT+24%
Police Officer238,000 KZT+0%
Police Patrol Officer216,000 KZT-9%
Prison Officer182,000 KZT-23%
Prisoner Custody Officer151,000 KZT-36%
Private Detective / Investigator430,000 KZT+81%
Security Adviser428,000 KZT+80%
Security Guard124,000 KZT-48%
Security Management Specialist588,000 KZT+150%
Security Manager624,000 KZT+160%
Security Officer134,000 KZT-44%
Security Supervisor348,000 KZT+46%
Security Systems Installer322,000 KZT+36%
Security Technician135,000 KZT-43%
Surveillance Operator161,000 KZT-32%
Traffic Controller233,000 KZT-2%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Almaty271,000 KZT
Astana261,000 KZT

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Kazakhstan earn 11% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
363,000 KZT
Public Sector+11%
403,000 KZT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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