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Police constable
pay scale

With effect from 1 April 2013 the national starting salary for police officers must be within the range of £19,000 to £22,000. Chief Constable Lynne Owens in conjunction with Kevin Hurley, the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Surrey, has decided that the maximum starting salary of £22,000 will be paid. In addition to this, a South East Allowance of £2,000 per annum will continue to be payable for all new officers.

Constables' pay from 1 April 2013 for new entrants in England and Wales:

Pay point
With effect from
1 April 2013
With effect from
1 Sept 2013 

 0 £19,000 £19,191
1 £22,000 £22,221 (a)
2 £23,000 £23,229 (b)
3 £24,000 £24,240
4 £25,000 £25,251
5 £27,000 £27,270
6 £31,032 £31,341
7 £36,519 £36,885


(a) Entry point for a member appointed in the rank of constable at Surrey Police

(b) Members will move to pay point 2 after 12 months at pay point 1 and progression will continue to be at a rate of one pay point per 12 months of service thereafter.