Home Costa Rica Legal TopicsCriminal Law Costa Rica Police Officer Salaries

Costa Rica Police Officer Salaries

by rpetersen

The Costa Rica national police force known as the Fuerza Publica is recruiting for police officers.   The recruiting ad indicates that that the base salary for a police officer is 276,000 Colones which is $559 per month at current exchange rates.  To the base salary there are other incentives added which could bring the salary up to 421,000 Colones which is $854 dollars.

With annual salaries that range from $6,000 to $11,000 per year the salary of a Costa Rican police officer is low compared to their counterparts in the United States where the median is around $60,000 per year.



Related Articles