Trooper Career Compensation Package
Trooper Cadets - $3,747 monthly base compensation.
Troopers - $4,009 monthly base pay:
After successfully completing the Trooper Cadet Training, the cadets are promoted to trooper and will receive a trooper’s monthly base pay of $4,009. Once a trooper has reached their six months of commissioned date they will receive the following step increases until they have their fifth year of commissioned service.
|Progression||Monthly Base Pay|
|0 – .5 years||$4,009|
|.5 – 1.5 years||$4,250|
|1.5 – 2.5 years||$4,505|
|2.5 – 3.5 years||$4,775|
|3.5 – 4.5 years||$5,062|
|4.5 + years||$5,366|
After a trooper reaches their fifth year of commissioned service, they will receive 2% longevity pay every five years of commissioned service after they have reached five years of service.
Shift Differential Pay:
Shift differential will be paid at five percent (5%) of the employee’s regular rate of pay for all hours worked between six (6:00) p.m. and six (6:00) a.m., including overtime hours.
Education Incentive Pay:
Troopers will receive education incentive pay of 2% of their base rate of pay for a qualifying Associate Degree and 4% for a qualifying Bachelor Degree.
In addition to a trooper’s base pay, trooper’s who are assigned to the following areas will receive geographical pay:
In addition to a trooper’s base pay, trooper’s have an opportunity to receive specialty pay for the following responsibilities:
|Single Engine Pilot||5%|
|Multi Engine Pilot||10%|
|Executive Protection Unit||10%|
|Drug Recognition Expert||$500 / year|
|Certified Technical Specialist||$500 / year|
|Collision Reconstruction Specialist||$750 / year|
Paid Leave Time:
- Sick Leave – 96 hours per year
- Personal Holiday – 1 day per calendar year
- Holiday Credits – 10 per year
- Annual Leave – 96 hours per year and increased based on the following years of continuous employment:
|Years of Continuous employment||Hours per Year|
|Third and fourth years||112|
|Fifth, sixth, and seventh years||112|
|Eighth, ninth, and tenth years||128|
|Sixteenth year and thereafter||176|
- Optional retirement at any age, with 25 or more years of service credit; or
- Age 55 or older, with no minimum required service credit.
For more information, visit the Department of Retirement Systems website.
- Medical (including vision)
For a complete detail of these benefits as well as others that are available, please visit the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) website.
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