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.
  • Dependent 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 2015-2016

 

Position

Recruit

(Non-Certified)

Step 1
(Certified)
Step 2
Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

Step 6

Police Officer
$52,669.76 $54,683.20 $56,330.56 $58,019.52 $59,758.40 $61,553.44 $63,404.64
Sergeant
-- $72,109.44 $74,268.48 $76,489.92 -- -- --
Lieutenant
-- $83,351.84 $85,922.72 $88,437.92 -- -- --
Asst. Chief
-- $95,058.08 $97,909.76 $100,850.88 -- -- --

 


Civilian Pay Scale 2015-2016

 

Position Step 1 Step 2
(12 Months)
Step 3
(24 Months)
Detention Officer
$35,058.40 $36,784.80 $38,515.36
Detention Supervisor
$46,340.32 $48,193.60 $50,125.92
Communications Officer
$40,027.52 $41,527.20 $43,043.52
Communications Supervisor
$60,232.64 $61,027.20 $63,835.20
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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