Pay Scale and Benefits
Being a part of Team APD isn’t just another job – it’s an opportunity to excel your career in policing and public safety. Auburn PD offers competitive wages; the salary range for our Police Officers is $90,156.48 – $107,458.32 a year. As a Lateral transfer, we take into consideration your previous years as a Commissioned Police Officer when determining your placement on the salary scale.
In addition, Officers can receive a 4% premium for a job-related AA Degree, a 6% premium for a BA or Master’s Degree, as well as longevity pay. Officers can also receive additional compensation in the form of overtime and specialty assignments. Premiums range from 2% – 6% for specialties such as: Community Response Team (CRT), TAC Officer, Motorcycle Patrol, K-9 Officer, Bicycle Patrol, Hostage Negotiator, Valley SWAT, Bilingual, Detective, Field Training Officer, and Defensive Tactics Instructor. The City offers excellent medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans.
The City shall pay a hiring bonus of $5,000 for new officers and a hiring bonus of $20,000 for experienced police officers recruited to the City in two equal installments of $10,000. The first installment shall occur upon meeting the requirements for the Equivalency Academy (medical clearance and firearms qualification); the second successful completion of the one-year probationary period. The City is also offering to front load 40 hours of vacation and 40 hours of sick leave for experienced police officers recruited to the City.