Police Officer Compensation & Benefits Summary

 Position
 Grade/Step
Hourly
 Monthly
Annual
Cadet Officer

$22.36
$3,875
$46,500

19.0
$24.28
$4,208
$50,500

19.1
$25.49
$4,419
$53,025

19.2
$26.77
$4,640
$55,676

19.3
$28.11
$4,872
$58,460

19.4
$29.51
$5,115
$61,383

19.5
$30.99
$5,371
$64,452

19.6
$31.76
$5,505
$66,063

19.7
$32.56
$56.43
$67,715
Corporal
20.0
$34.18
$5,925
$71,101
Sergeant
21.0
$37.94
$6,577
$78,922

21.1
$38.32
$6,643
$79,711

21.2
$38.71
$6,709
$80,508
Commander
22.0
$44.51
$7,715
$92,585

22.1
$45.18
$7,831
$93,974

22.2
$45.86
$7,949
$95,384

Additional Pays


  • Shift Differential Pay: Non-probationary Officers with work schedule which begins between the hours of 4 p.m. and 12 midnight - $100 per month.
  • Educational Incentive Pay: At the highest degree level as follows: Associates Degree $50 per month, Bachelor's Degree $75 per month and Master's Degree $100 per month.
  • On Call: Officers assigned to Narcotics or to Criminal Investigations who are on call for one week in every other calendar month will receive $40 per month.
  • Bilingual Pay: Officers certified under standards established by the Chief and assigned to the bilingual program will receive $40 per month. The bilingual program includes Spanish and sign language for the deaf. Maximum is $40 per month.
  • Assignment Pay: Non-probationary Officers assigned to special assignments shall be compensated at $160 per month as follows (The maximum is $160 per month):
    • Canine handlers
    • Collision Investigation Team
    • Crime prevention
    • Criminal investigations
    • Crisis Negotiation Team
    • Downtown/outlet mall
    • Motorcycle or mental health officer
    • Narcotics
    • School resource
    • SWAT
    • Training/field training
  • Premium Holidays: Officers whose shift begins within the 24 hour period on which the actual holiday falls (New Year's Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day) will be paid 1 ½ times pay for that shift.
  • Longevity Pay: Begins at $4 per month of service after completion of 1 year and increases to $17 per month of service with 20 years of service.

Benefits


  • 11 paid Holidays per year
  • 15 days paid sick leave
  • 15 days paid vacation
  • 20-year Retirement
  • 2:1 Employer/Employee Match
  • 457K Voluntary Retirement Plan
  • 5 year vesting
  • 7% Employee Contribution
  • Activity Center Membership and SMPD on-site workout facility
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Life Insurance (City Paid). Additional Voluntary Life for Employee, Spouse and Children available)
  • Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Social Security
  • Texas Municipal Retirement System
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Uniforms provided