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Salary and Benefits

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Annual Salary and Benefits (estimated)

(effective Oct. 13, 2019)

Job Classification Annual Salary
Police Recruit (Entry Level) $54,543
Police Officer I (1 yr) $56,220
Police Officer II (2 yrs) $57,924
Police Officer III (3 yrs) $59,681
Police Officer IV (5 yrs) $61,490
Police Officer V (7 yrs) $63,540
Police Officer VI (9 yr) $65,536
Police Officer VII (11 yrs) $67,531
Police Officer VIII (13 yrs) $69,161
Police Officer IX (15 yrs) $70,984
Police Officer X (17 yrs) $72,611
Police Officer XI (19 yrs) $74,239
Police Officer XII (21 yrs) $75,167
Police Officer XIII (23 yrs) $75,931
Police Officer XIV (25 yrs) $76,703
Police Sergeant I $81,043
Police Sergeant II (3 yrs) $82,817
Police Sergeant III (6 yrs) $84,442
Police Sergeant IV (9 yrs) $85,705
Police Lieutenant I $90,988
Police Lieutenant IV $97,984

(Salaries are paid on a bi-weekly schedule)

Incentives

(In addition to above salary)

  • Cleaning Allowance $600/yr.
  • College Pay (Max.) $1,800/yr.
  • Certificate Pay (Max.) $1,800/yr.
  • Longevity Pay (Max.) $1,200/yr.
  • Plainclothes Allowance $1,000/yr.
  • Assignment Pay (Max.) $2,700/yr.
  • For Specialized Units
  • Shift Differential after 2 p.m. $1,200/yr.
  • After 10 p.m. $2,400/yr.
  • Bilingual Pay (Max.) $1,200/yr.

Benefits

  • Health / Dental / Life Insurance
  • 20 Year Retirement
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 15 Days Paid Vacation/Year
  • 15 Days Paid Sick Leave/Year
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Custom Benefit Plan
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Uniforms Furnished
  • Promotional Opportunities

Promotions

You may take the Sergeant's Examination after 5 years on duty.

 *The City of Tyler Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.