Salary

Salary and Compensations

The current starting pay for a Police Recruit is $50,416.00 annually. Police Officers pay progression is based on an eight-step pay scale that is based on years of employment, annual evaluations, and TCOLE certificate level. The first four steps for Officers are listed below. There are separate pay scales for each individual rank above Officer.

Rank
Annually
Police Officer Step 1
$54,520.00
Police Officer Step 2$57,239.00
Police Officer Step 3$59,995.00
Police Officer Step 4$62,875.00

 Additional pay can be earned as follows:

Course / Degree Completed
Monthly
Associate Degree (any field)
$99.00
Associate Degree (Police Sciences)
$130.00
Bachelor Degree (any field)
$180.00
Bachelor Degree (Police Sciences)
$200.00
Master's Degree (any field)
$230.00
Master's Degree (Police Sciences)
$250.00


Intermediate TCLEOSE Certificate
$60.00
Advanced TCL Certificate
$110.00
Master TCL Certificate
$150.00


Maximum Incentive Pay Cap
$500.00


Longevity is paid at a rate of $6.00 per month per year of service.

College tuition reimbursement is also available to those officers wishing to continue their education. Employees have easy access to a community college and an upper level university.