Trooper Career · Salary & Benefits
|Progression||Monthly Base Pay|
|0 – .5 years||$3,892|
|.5 – 1.5 years||$4,125|
|1.5 – 2.5 years||$4,372|
|2.5 – 3.5 years||$4,633|
|3.5 – 4.5 years||$4,913|
|4.5 + years||$5,207|
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 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.
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|
|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|
For more information, visit the Department of Retirement Systems website.
For a complete detail of these benefits as well as others that are available, please visit the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) website.
For questions about a career as a trooper or applying, please contact
a WSP Recruiter