Trooper Salary

June 9, 2022

Salary Schedule

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

FY 2023-2024             (Effective 07-01-2023)

Progressive Steps

Base Salary

Yearly

Overtime

Yearly w/Overtime

Trooper-Trainee
(During recruit school)

$4,021.25

$48,255.00

$5,529.25

$66,351.00

 

 

 

 

 

Probationary Trooper

(Upon being commissioned)

$4,370.08

$52,441.00

$6,008.83

$72,106.00

 

 

 

 

 

Trooper I
(After 12 month probation period)

$5,226.25

$62,715.00

$7,186.08

$86,233.00

 

 

   

 

Trooper II
(4 years of service)

$6,371.00

$76,452.00

$8,760.17

$105,122.00

 

 

   

 

Trooper III
(8 years of service)

$6,824.58

$81,895.00

$9,383.83

$112,606.00

 

 

   

 

Trooper IV
(12 years of service)

$7,126.08

$85,513.00

$9,798.33

$117,580.00

 

 

   

 

Trooper V
(16 years of service)

$7,455.33

$89,464.00

$10,251.08

$123,013.00

 

 

   

 

Trooper VI
( 20 years of service)

$7,784.50

$93,414.00

$10,703.67

$128,444.00

 

 

 

 

 

Sergeant/Agents

 

 

 

 

(4 years of service)

$7,141.33

$85,696.00

$9,819.33

$117,832.00

 

 

 

 

 

(8 years of service)

$7,625.33

$91,504.00

$10,484.83

$125,818.00

 

 

 

 

 

(12 years of service)

$7,937.83

$95,254.00

$10,914.50

$130,974.00

 

 

 

 

 

(16 years of service)

$8,288.42

$99,461.00

$11,396.58

$136,759.00

 

 

 

 

 

(20 years of service)

$8,495.08

$101,941.00

$11,680.75

$140,169.00

Salary is paid monthly
* Effective July 1, 2023

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:

Stipend 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

Prior Law Enforcement Experience

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.