Police Officer Salary in Botswana

A Police Officer serves to maintain law and order in local areas by protecting members of the public and their property, preventing crime, reducing the fear of crime, and improving the quality of life for all citizens.

A police officer is responsible for enforcing the law. Police officers are assigned to locations to patrol and watch for crime, enforce traffic violations, investigate criminal complaints and respond to emergency situations.

A felony, domestic violence conviction, lack of driver’s license, bad work history, undesirable academic performance, severe medical condition, poor physical fitness or substance abuse issues will all most likely disqualify you from being a police officer.

Average Monthly Salary

6,870 BWP

( 82,500 BWP yearly)

A person working as a Police Officer in Botswana typically earns around 6,870 BWP per month. Salaries range from 3,160 BWP (lowest) to 10,900 BWP (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.

Average Monthly Salary

9,340 BWP

( 112,000 BWP yearly)

A person working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire in Botswana typically earns around 9,340 BWP per month. Salaries range from 3,490 BWP (lowest average) to 18,300 BWP (highest average, the actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Law Enforcement / Security / Fire careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accreditation Coordinator10,300 BWP
Accreditation Manager15,000 BWP
Advocate8,700 BWP
Control Room Operator3,740 BWP
Criminal Investigator12,900 BWP
Facility Monitor6,990 BWP
Fire Chief13,200 BWP
Fire Dispatcher6,650 BWP
Fire Education Specialist10,600 BWP
Fire Extinguisher Technician3,950 BWP
Fire Fighter6,860 BWP
Fire Inspector12,700 BWP
Fire Investigator11,800 BWP
Fire Prevention Engineer10,600 BWP
Forensic Investigator12,100 BWP
Forensic Science Technician11,700 BWP
Fraud and Forensic Specialist13,000 BWP
Fraud Examiner13,700 BWP
Grants Specialist15,300 BWP
Intellectual Property Associate11,500 BWP
Intelligence Research Specialist19,600 BWP
Investigator12,600 BWP
Jail Officer5,480 BWP
Juvenile Probation Officer9,020 BWP
Juvenile Supervision Officer9,270 BWP
Lock-Smith3,730 BWP
Parole Officer6,290 BWP
Police Captain15,300 BWP
Police Communications Officer9,240 BWP
Police Officer6,870 BWP
Police Patrol Officer6,370 BWP
Prison Officer5,460 BWP
Prisoner Custody Officer4,670 BWP
Private Detective / Investigator12,700 BWP
Security Adviser13,100 BWP
Security Guard3,480 BWP
Security Management Specialist18,100 BWP
Security Manager17,900 BWP
Security Officer4,320 BWP
Security Supervisor9,990 BWP
Security Systems Installer10,100 BWP
Security Technician4,000 BWP
Surveillance Operator4,790 BWP
Traffic Controller7,050 BWP

How much is the police salary in a month?

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The salary of a police corporal in grade 04 (1) is N70,188 per month and N842,256 per year.

What is the local salary of a Police Officer?

The average Police Officer salary in the United States is $61,400 as of October 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $57,400 and $66,900.

Which job has the highest salary in the police?

Highest-paying police jobs

  • Security officer.
  • Security guard.
  • Patrol officer.
  • Legal assistant.
  • Correctional officer.
  • Crime scene technician.
  • Detective.
  • Paralegal.

How much do nurses earn in Botswana?

Nurse in Gaborone, Botswana Area Salaries

Job TitleLocationSalary
Ministry of Health, Republic of Botswana Registered Nurse salaries – 1 salary reportedGaborone, Botswana AreaBWP 250,000/yr
Ministry of Health, Republic of Botswana Registered Nurse salaries – 1 salary reportedGaborone, Botswana AreaBWP 130,296/yr