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Salaries

Police officer

Step Year Hourly Annual
Start Police cadet $19.21 $39,957
Starting officer Police officer - First Year $26.29 $54,685
Step 1 Second Year $27.32 $56,827
Step 2 Third Year $28.38 $59,033
Step 3 Fourth Year $29.49 $61,348
Step 4 Fifth Year $30.64 $63,727
Step 5 Sixth Year $31.83 $66,215
Step 6 Seventh Year $33.07 $68,789
Step 7 Eighth Year $34.36 $71,472
Step 8 Ninth Year $35.70 $74,262
Step 9 Tenth Year $37.10 $77,161
Step 10 Eleventh Year $38.54 $80,168
Step 11 Twelfth Year $40.04 $83,283
Maximum Thirteenth Year $41.35 $86,008
Master Officer $42.18 $87,739

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 $44.52 $92,601
Step 2 $45.73 $95,118
Step 3 $47.57 $98,945
Step 4 $49.94 $103,877

Police Lieutenant

Step Hourly Annual
Step 1 $52.58 $109,366
Step 2 $55.00 $114,390
Step 3 $57.53 $119,662
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