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Salary Schedule

The Texas Legislature has authorized an expanded enforcement program that includes a 50 hour work week.

 

Trooper-Trainee
(During recruit school training at
DPS Academy)

$4,623.44
$55,481.00

 

Probationary Trooper
(Upon being Commissioned)

$5,051.06
$60,613.00

 

Trooper I
(After successful completion of a
12 month field training probation period)

$6,100.65
$73,208.00

 

Trooper II
(4 years of Service)

$7,438.64
$89,264.00

 

Trooper III
(8 years of Service)

$7,968.24
$95,619.00

 

Trooper IV
(12 years of Service)

$8,320.24
$99,843.00

 

Trooper V
(16 years of Service)

$8,704.67
$104,456.00

 

Trooper VI
(20 years of service)

$8,919.85
$107,038.00

 

Sergeant/Agents
(4 years of Service)

$8,331.47
$99,978.00

 

(8 years of Service)

$8,896.14
$106,754.00

 

(12 years of Service)

$9,260.74
$111,129.00

 

(16 years of Service)

$9,669.80
$116,038.00

 

(20 years of Service)

$9,910.89
$118,931.00

 

Salary is paid monthly
* Effective September 1, 2015

   Stipend

Troopers may be entitled to an education or peace officer certificate stipend and may be entitled to a bilingual proficiency stipend at the following per month ratios:

Education Stipend
Masters $150.00
Bachelor $100.00
Associate $50.00
Certificate Stipend
Masters $150.00
Advanced $100.00
Intermediate $50.00
Proficiency Stipend
Second Language $50.00
   Trooper Benefits
  • Paid training
  • Competitive salaries are provided by Legislative appropriation
  • Hazardous duty pay for commissioned law enforcement personnel
  • All equipment furnished
  • Uniforms furnished
  • Uniforms cleaning allowance
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Hospitalization insurance provided at no cost for the employee.   Dependent coverage available at low rates.
  • DPS Troopers and employees are covered under the State Employees Retirement System and Worker's Compensation.
  • Social Security benefits are provided aside from the regular retirement plan.
  • Troopers are entitled to holiday and vacation leave in accordance with State Law and Department Policy.