Employee Benefits

Salary: Starting salary begins at $54,300 with top patrol pay at $82,800
1-5 years:
5-9 years:
10-14 years:
15-19 years:
20+ years:
15 days
20 days
23 days
25 days
27 days
Holidays: Ten days per year
Sick Hours: Twelve days per year which may be accrued
Insurance: After 30 days of employment, you and your dependents qualify for paid City contributions toward health and life insurance benefits
Retirement: Along with your contribution to the Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA), the City also makes a contribution toward your retirement benefit package
Promotion: After meeting the necessary training and experience requirements, you will be eligible to test for promotional advancement to the rank of Sergeant after 4 years of experience as a Saint Paul Police Officer. If you have a bachelor's degree, only 3 years of experience is required.
Uniform Allowance: The Saint Paul Police Department grants you an allowance of $995.00 for uniforms and police-related equipment
Tuition Allowance: The City of Saint Paul has a tuition reimbursement program. Depending on availability, you may receive up to $600.00 per year for job-related education