Benefits & Compensation


       2017 Pay Scale


Incentive Pay
Education: All Carrollton Police Officers earn $50 per month for an approved Associate Degree, $100 per month for an approved Bachelors Degree, $150.00 per month for an approved Masters Degree.

Texas Peace Officer Certification: All Carrollton Police Officers earn $50 per month for holding an Intermediate Certificate, $100 per month for holding an Advance Certificate or $150 per month for holding a Master Peace Officer Certificate.

Longevity: $4.00 per month for each year of service to a maximum of $1800 per year.



Uniforms and equipment are furnished by the department.

There are eight (8) paid holidays given annually to each employee.

All Carrollton Police Officers earn 120 hours vacation per year until 20 years of service, at which time the vacation accrual increases to 160 hours per year. Vacation days may be used after 6 months of service.

Sick Leave
All Carrollton Police Officers accrue 120 hours of sick leave per year, with unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement or termination, an officer, with greater than five years service, will be paid for a maximum of 960 unused hours sick leave.

All Carrollton Police Officers become eligible for participation in the City Insurance Programs on the date they are hired.

Each officer has the option to choose between two City PPN Plans offered. The City sponsored Health Insurance is available to officers at low cost and to officers' dependents at a reduced cost. See the Benefits Section for more complete information.

Each officer is provided dental insurance at no cost or very low cost depending on the program chosen. Officers' dependents may be added at additional cost.

Each officer is provided life insurance equal to 2 times their annual salary.

All Carrollton Officers are required to be members of the Texas Municipal Retirement System. The officer contributes 7% and the City matches 2:1. An officer is eligible for retirement benefits at any age with 20 years of service. An officer who terminates prior to retirement is eligible to have all contributions returned. TMRS also provides a life insurance policy equal to one (1) times the annual salary.

State Income Tax
There is no state income tax in Texas.

Defered Compensation
You may participate in a Deferred Compensation Program to shelter a portion of your gross annual salary from income taxes. If the officer contributes at least 4.65%, the city will match those contributions at 2.35%. The deferred portion will be placed into investment options of the employees choice and may be withdrawn at termination or retirement. Roth IRAs are also available.


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