Warning: Illegal string offset 'id' in /home/hobokenp/public_html/wp-content/themes/000edupress/single.php on line 4

Warning: Illegal string offset 'id' in /home/hobokenp/public_html/wp-content/themes/000edupress/single.php on line 4

Warning: Illegal string offset 'id' in /home/hobokenp/public_html/wp-content/themes/000edupress/single.php on line 4

Warning: Illegal string offset 'id' in /home/hobokenp/public_html/wp-content/themes/000edupress/header.php on line 4

Warning: Illegal string offset 'id' in /home/hobokenp/public_html/wp-content/themes/000edupress/header.php on line 4

Warning: Illegal string offset 'id' in /home/hobokenp/public_html/wp-content/themes/000edupress/header.php on line 4
New York State Trooper Salary

Home » Law Enforcement » Careers » Salary » Salary of a New York State Trooper

Salary of a New York State Trooper

A state trooper is a police officer who works at the state level. State Troopers’ duty includes patrolling the state’s highways and preventing general crimes. They are armed to protect themselves and the communities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics groups the State Trooper job under “Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers” category. The average salary varies according to the state they are working in.

 

New York State Police Officers’ gross average salary is $112,000. Although the state police law enforcement officers are collectively called “troopers”, if you only make calculations on the trooper rank, or the front-line patrolmen, their salaries are averaged at $101,574. The New York State Trooper is the second highest paid job among all state law enforcement officer jobs, according to recent statistics.

Now we come to the starting salary. New York State Troopers earn $50,374 during their 26 weeks’ police academy training, and get a raise to $66,905 when they are employed. And then, it’s raised to $71,261 after they work for one year. The payment will reach $84,739 after 5 years.

Additional compensations include location compensation, overtime compensation, paid vacation, sick time, personal days, holidays, and state pension. The troopers in New York are eligible for location compensation if he lives in higher-cost parts of the state. Location compensation ranges from $1,480 to $5,300 a year. Overtime compensation is roughly 6 percent of the average salary. It’s $5,700 in average. State pension is 50% of their salary and is given after 20 years’ service. The paid vacation, sick time, personal days, and holiday added together are 15-28 days.

New York State Trooper jobs are very competitive and highly sought after, despite its inherent hazards. This is because of the high payment and better chances of advancement. Now we explain the qualifications the candidates must meet, in order to work as a New York State Trooper.

If you want to apply for the New York State Trooper position, you should possess a high school diploma or GED (General Education Development) certificate. Because a trooper is often required to drive law enforcement vehicles, you should have a driver’s license. Of course you should be a resident in the state. The state trooper candidates will go through rigorous physical and psychological tests. After passing all these exams, new recruits must successfully complete the police academy training before being employed as a New York State Trooper.

There are some other requirements. The candidates must be at least 20 years old. And they must have not reached their 30th birthday by the date of the application deadline; however, the maximum age limit may be extended due to active military duty – up to 6 years at most. They should not have visible tattoos in uniform or other business attire. The applicants must pass the PAT (Physical Ability Test), which includes sit-ups, push-ups, and a one-and-one-half mile run. They should have at least 20/100 eyesight uncorrected, and 20/20 corrected. They must be able to work rotating shifts at any date, including holiday.

 

 

 
 
 
 

Warning: Illegal string offset 'id' in /home/hobokenp/public_html/wp-content/themes/000edupress/footer.php on line 4

Warning: Illegal string offset 'id' in /home/hobokenp/public_html/wp-content/themes/000edupress/footer.php on line 4

Warning: Illegal string offset 'id' in /home/hobokenp/public_html/wp-content/themes/000edupress/footer.php on line 4