A cadet trooper earns an annual salary of $55,754.40 while in the basic training academy (approximately 30 weeks). Upon graduation and certification, cadets are promoted to trooper (entry level), with an annual salary of $56,854.72. Progression through the trooper classification is a nine step process, currently beginning at $56,854.72 and topping out at $79,653.60.
Qualified Certified Officers who laterally transfer to the agency may receive an annual salary, based on the number of full-time years of experience* (patrol and criminal investigative duties) between $59,706.40 and $79,653.60.
*Time spent while in a certified peace officer basic training academy does not count towards qualifying experience*