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

Position

Recruit

(Non-Certified)

Step 1
(Certified)
Step 2
Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

Step 6

Police Officer
$49,168.08 $51,048.79 $52,584.74 $54,162.68 $55,787.03 $57,462.21 $59,190.43
Sergeant
-- $68,633.76 $70,689.06 $72,806.24 -- -- --
Lieutenant
-- $79,336.79 $81,783.26 $84,176.69 -- -- --
Asst. Chief
-- $90,479.61 $93,193.49 $95,991.35 -- -- --


Civilian Pay Scale

Position Step 1 Step 2
(12 Months)
Step 3
(24 Months)
Detention Officer
$32,728.80 $34,340.80 $35,954.88
Detention Supervisor
$43,259.84 $44,990.40 $46,793.76
Communications Officer
$37,367.20 $38,767.04 $40,181.44
Communications Supervisor
$56,228.64 $56,971.20 $59,592.00
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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