Salary & Benefits

Salary & Benefits
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Salary

Effective April 1, 2019

$56,174 - Starting salary (during Academy training andĀ first year)

$79,467 - After one year

$94,497 - After five years

Salaries do not include: Longevity compensation; hazardous duty compensation; expanded duty pay or additional location compensation for New York City and the following counties: Dutchess, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, and Westchester.

Promotion

There are numerous promotional opportunities from Sergeant to Superintendent through competitive and appointive processes for both the Uniformed Force and Bureau of Criminal Investigation. A few examples are provided below:

  • You may apply to be appointed as an Investigator in the Bureau of Criminal Investigation after 4 years of service or after 2 years of service with a Bachelor's Degree. Base Salary: $105,197

  • You may compete in the promotional process for the supervisory rank of Sergeant after 4 years. Base Salary: $111,346

  • You may compete in the promotional process for the middle management rank of Lieutenant after serving 2 years as a Sergeant. Base Salary: $133,110

Salaries listed above for Investigator, Sergeant and Lieutenant do not include: Longevity compensation; hazardous duty compensation; command pay; expanded duty pay; maintenance pay, holiday pay; expertise pay; overtime; or additional location compensation for New York City and the following counties: Dutchess, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, and Westchester.

Benefits

  • 120 hours of vacation annually, up to a maximum of 224 hours, depending on length of service.
  • 96 hours annually paid holiday time.
  • 24 to 40 paid personal leave hours based on length of service.
  • Paid sick leave accumulating at the rate of 104 hours per year.
  • Excellent health, dental, and optical insurance coverage.
  • All uniforms and equipment are provided, including dry cleaning services for uniforms.
  • Excellent retirement benefits