Updated On: Feb 12, 2014
The Texas Municipal Police Association at the request of the AMPA Board conducted a Salary Survey. The survey included 14 cities throughout the metoplex.
Here are the highlights of the survey:
Arlington recruits show to be -2.40% below the average of the departments surveyed. Starting Officers are -3.56% below and topped out Officers are -5.62% below. Starting Officers rank 12th in pay out of the 14 cities surveyed and topped out Officers rank last in the survey.
As for supervision, Starting Sergeants show to be -7.56% below the average of the departments surveyed and are ranked 13th out of the 14 cities surveyed, while topped out Sergeants show to be -9.74 below the average and rank 14th out of 14.
Starting Lieutenants are -2.51% below the average and are ranked 11th out of 12 of the departments surveyed, two of which do not have the rank of Lieutentant. Topped out Lieutenants are -8.81% below the average and are ranked last.
The 13 departments surveyed did not have the rank of Deputy Chief, therefore they were excluded from the survey.
As for Starting Assistant Chiefs, they show to be -15.91% below and Topped out Assistant Chiefs are +10.19 Above the departments surveyed.
The survey also shows that out of the 14 departments surveyed Arlington pays the highest in insurance at 132.00 dollars/employee with Ft. Worth being the second highest at 67.81 dollars/employee.
This survey was presented to the Arlington City Council on Feb. 11th. for the upcoming budget.
A printable copy of the survey is attached.