Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $59K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $52K annually on average. The largest fraction of New York Police Department (NYPD) people (35 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $77K per year on average.
Police Lieutenants rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $142K annually; Detective or Criminal Investigators come in second with average earnings amounting to $118K, while Police Sergeants and Attorneys rank near the top as well (around $93K and $89K, respectively). Custodians at New York Police Department (NYPD) do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $39K on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Firearms Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $76K per year. Earning a Peace Officer Standards and Training certification garners significant financial rewards of $72K annually on average. Employees who have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) make the most here, hauling in $93K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Leadership in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $76K annually. A relatively widespread skill at New York Police Department (NYPD) is Oral / Verbal Communication; just over two-fifths of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Training, Writing Procedures & Documentation, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, New York Police Department (NYPD) gives paid vacation to a third of workers and paid sick leave to a quarter of respondents. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a company pension plan and a 401(k) plan. Almost all survey participants can count on health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other perks are pension, life insurance, and registered retirement savings plan (rrsp).