Police Officer’s Starting Rate of Pay

 

Police Officer Candidate  – $33,357.96
·       High School, Vocational School or GED with no prior police officer experience or SC or Out-of-State Certification
 
Police Officer (Level 0) – $37,487.99
·       High School, Vocational School or GED with no prior police officer experience or SC or Out-of-State Certification (<1 year)
 
Police Officer (Level 1) – $37,675.43
·       High School, Vocational School or GED with no prior police officer experience or SC or Out-of-State Certification (<1 year) & fluent in a foreign language
 
Police Officer (Level 2) – $38,237.75
·       Associate’s degree or Out-of-State Certification of at least 1 year
 
Police Officer (Level 3) – $38,425.19
·       Associate’s degree or Out-of-State Certification of at least 1 year & fluent in a foreign language
 
Police Officer (Level 4) – $40,112.15
·       Bachelor’s degree or SC Certification of at least 1 year
 
Police Officer (Level 5) – $40,299.59
·       Bachelor’s degree or SC Certification of at least 1 year & fluent in a foreign language