Salary and Benefits

Salary Information

The entry level salary for the position of a trooper cadet entering the academy is $5,417 per month or $65,004 a year. With regular pay increases, a trooper can earn $96,600 per year after 10 years of service under the current pay structure.

A lateral cadet’s salary is $5,417 per month or $65,004 a year while attending the academy. After graduation, a lateral cadet’s salary will increase to $5,661 per month or $67,932 a year. 



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