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Positions Base Salary*
Cadet $42,000
Police Officer $49,917 - $65,825
Sr. Police Officer $67,022 - $73,388
Police Sergeant $80,488 - $84,601
Police Lieutenant $89,618 - $94,817
Police Captain $103,253 - $111,926


YEARLY INCENTIVE PAY

Education Pay *
Bachelor’s Degree $3,640
Master’s Degree $6,240
Doctorate Degree $8,840

Equipment Allowance**
$2,000
Shift Differential Pay**
$1,800
Weekend Pay (2 days)**
$1,800
Weekend Pay (1 day)**
$900
Training Pay**
$1,400

* Paid Bi-Weekly After Graduation From The Academy
** Paid Bi-Weekly After Probationary Period

 

OTHER PAY OPPORTUNITIES
Bilingual Pay, Special Duty Pay, Patrol Officer Incentive Pay, Investigator Pay
Clothing Allowance and Tuition Reimbursement


TIMEOFF
After the first year of employment, officers will accrue up to 41 paid days off and increase up to 61 paid days off per year plus 11 paid holidays.

INSURANCE
Excellent, affordable health insurance subsidized by the City of Houston. Also includes optional dental and vision insurance.

RETIREMENT
Defined benefit pension plan with early retirement options and various deferred compensation plans are available.

EDUCATION
Tuition reimbursement and education exemptions are available.