Police Department Benefits and Salary

Benefit Summary

 

  • Competitive Salary with step raises at 12 - 60 months followed by annual merit raises or cost of living adjustments depending upon approval by the city council each budget year.
  • Monthly certificate pay for TCOLE license:
    Intermediate $ 50
    Advanced  $ 100
    Master $ 125
  • Texas Municipal Retirement System
        7% employee contribution with a 2 to 1 city match
        20 year retirement and 5 year vesting
  • Twelve paid holidays per year.
  • Paid vacation and sick leave.
  • Take home vehicle program for officers living within the city limits.
  • Paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees.
  • Dependant insurance available.
  • Long term disability insurance paid by the city.
  • Longevity pay at $10 per month for each completed year of service.
  • 457 Deferred Compensation plan available.
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $300 per semester.

Approved Pay Scale 2014-2015

 

Position

Recruit

(Non-Certified)

Step 1
(Certified)
Step 2
Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

Step 6

Police Officer
$50,643.84 $52,580.32 $54,163.20 $55,787.68 $57,460.00 $59,186.01 $60,966.88
Sergeant
-- $70,695.04 $72,812.48 $74,990.24 -- -- --
Lieutenant
-- $81,716.96 $84,237.92 $86,702.72 -- -- --
Asst. Chief
-- $93,194.40 $95,989.92 $98,872.80 -- -- --

 


Civilian Pay Scale 2014-2015

 

Position Step 1 Step 2
(12 Months)
Step 3
(24 Months)
Detention Officer
$33,710.56 $35,370.40 $37,034.40
Detention Supervisor
$44,557.76 $46,340.32 $48,197.76
Communications Officer
$38,488.32 $39,929.76 $41,387.84
Communications Supervisor
$57,915.52 $58,680.96 $61,380.80
Records Coordinator
$31,349.76    
Records Manager
$48,634.56 --- ---
Animal Services Officer
$32,918.08 --- ---
Animal Services Manager
$48,634.56 --- ---

 

The Chief of Police may approve lateral entry into any pay step based upon experience.
 

 

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Address:  6800 Main St. The Colony, Texas 75056
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