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Employment-Officer

Salaries

Police officer

Step Year Hourly Annual
Start Police cadet $19.21 $39,956.80
Starting officer Police officer - First Year $27.08 $56,326.27
Step 1 Second Year $28.14 $58,532.08
Step 2 Third Year $29.23 $60,804.74
Step 3 Fourth Year $30.38 $63,188.80
Step 4 Fifth Year $31.56 $65,639.71
Step 5 Sixth Year $32.79 $68,202.02
Step 6 Seventh Year $34.06 $70,853.45
Step 7 Eighth Year $35.39 $73,616.29
Step 8 Ninth Year $36.77 $76,490.54
Step 9 Tenth Year $38.21 $79,476.18
Step 10 Eleventh Year $39.70 $82,573.24
Step 11 Twelfth Year $41.24 $85,781.70
Step 12 Thirteenth Year $42.59 $88,589.10
Step 13 - Master Officer $43.45 $90,371.57

You will receive overtime pay for working more than 40 hours a week at one and a half times your hourly rate. Promotions are made based upon a competitive examination. Police officers with three continuous years of service, who have sixty (60) college credit hours, may take the exam.

Advancement in the St. Petersburg Police Department is open to all and is earned without regard to race, creed, color, age or sex. From the moment you are sworn in and given your badge, you will continue to learn and grow in the law enforcement profession.


Police Sergeant

Step Hourly Annual
Step 1 $45.86 $95,379.65
Step 2 $47.10 $97,971.95
Step 3 $49.00 $101,913.11
Step 4 $51.44 $106,993.17

Police Lieutenant

Step Hourly Annual
Step 1 $54.16 $112,647.39
Step 2 $56.65 $117,821.72
Step 3 $59.26 $123,252.27
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