Salary & Benefits

Frederick Police Department
Police Officer Salary & Benefit Information – 07/01/2018
  • Base salary of $48,622 for entry-level officers. Starting salary for lateral officers (MPTC Certified) is $52,504.
  • Receive full pay while you train.
  • Receive Cost of Living increases as awarded by the Mayor and Board.
  • Uniforms and equipment are furnished, and an allowance is provided for uniform cleaning and the purchase of shoes.
  • Overtime pay at the rate of time and a half (1½) through the rank of Sergeant.
  • Paid vacations (time is accrued based on years of service).
  • Paid off-duty court appearances.
  • Fifteen (15) paid leave days annually for current Military Reservists or National Guardsman.
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program.
  • 22-year retirement plan at 60% of salary.
  • Eleven (11) holidays annually.
  • Bereavement and Sabbatical Leave.
  • Available Supplemental Savings Program, Deferred Compensation Program, Credit Union membership, and Savings Bond Program.
  • Paid life insurance coverage, with full Federal and State benefits for in-the-line-of-duty deaths.
  • Contributory basic health insurance or HMO plans, and non-contributory disability coverage and Life Insurance Plan.
  • Full coverage under Workmen’s Compensation Laws.
  • Bi-Lingual Pay
  • Night shift differential
Salary and benefits are subject to contractual negotiations. The City of Frederick is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, military service, disability or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodation provided upon request.

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