Prior Law Enforcement Experience

April 18, 2022

Troopers completing the required Field Training Program (FTO) as defined by the Department and have at least four (4) years of verified full-time prior experience as a full-time peace officer in any state within the United States will advance to Trooper II salary. Troopers who have less than four (4) years of verified full-time prior experience as a peace officer in any state within the United States will advance to Trooper I salary until they reach four (4) years of combined law enforcement experience at which time they will advance to Trooper II salary.

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  Base Salary    Yearly              Overtime          Yearly w/Overtime

Trooper II
(4 years of service)
Benefits
Salary

$6,067.58 $72,811.00 $8,342.92 $100,115.00

Peace Officers with full time experience wishing to apply for the Trooper Trainee School may contact Sergeant Eli Ceja.
Sergeant Eli Ceja

5805 N. Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX
(512) 424-2993
Eliseo.Ceja@dps.texas.gov