RPD Benefits and Salary
RPD Benefits and Salary RPD Benefits and Salary RPD Benefits and Salary RPD Benefits and Salary

Salary

Starting salary for a Police Recruit is $41,068 and is paid while you are in the academy (increased to $42,300 upon completion of the academy)

  Minimum Midpoint Maximum
Police Officer $42,300 $53,987 $68,389
Senior Officer $47,735 $60,923 $77,715
Police Detective $51,738 $66,033 $83,648
Police Sergeant $73,276 $80,632 $90,121


Lateral Officer Salary

Years of Equivalent
Experience
Salary Rank
2 years but less than 4 $44,415 First Class Officer
4 years but less than 6 $46,636 First Class Officer
6 years but less than 8 $48,968 Master Officer
8 years but less than 10 $51,416 Master Officer
10 years but less than 12 $53,987 Master Officer


Additional Compensation Opportunities

  • Voluntary Paid Supplemental Staffing

  • Extra Duty Opportunities

  • Secondary Employment Opportunities (Minimum rate of $35/hour)


Benefits

  • Annual Education Incentive Program
    $660.00 for Associate's Degree
    $1,320.00 for Bachelor's Degree

  • Uniforms and equipment provided

  • Eight (8) weeks paid parental leave

  • Thirteen (13) paid holidays per calendar year

  • Educational Tuition Reimbursement Program for continuing education

  • 401K with 5% of salary contributed by City of Raleigh

  • Enrollment in NC Local Government Employee's Retirement System

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

  • Vacation/Sick/Petty Leave

  • Additional Sick Leave after during 8th, 15th and 25th years of service

  • Disability Income Plan

  • Workers' Compensation

  • Employee Health & Wellness Center

  • Reimbursement Accounts