Pay Plan & Benefits


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Your law enforcement experience is valuable to us! The Taylor City Council has passed an ordinance that recognizes your experience and allows you to enter our pay chart based on previous paid, sworn law enforcement tenure.

The formula for computing credit for previous sworn, full-time paid law enforcement service is:

1:1 year of credit for time served in an agency (or agencies) of 15 sworn or more. 1/2:1 year credit for time served in agency (or agencies) of 14 or less sworn officers.

Certification Pay

Bilingual - Spanish/ASL$75/month

Education Pay

Associate Degree$50/month
Bachelor Degree$100/month
Master Degree$150/month

Assignment Pay

Criminal Investigator Detective$1,200/year
Field Training Officer$1,200/year
Sergeant - Criminal Investigations$1,200/year

Additional Incentives

  • 168 hours PTO accrued per year after 1 year's service
  • 120 hours sick leave per year accrued after 1 year's service - with up to 720 hrs. of sick leave paid upon separation.
  • Field Training Officer Pay
  • Investigator Pay
  • Investigator Assignment Pay

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