Years of Experience
Broken down by tenure, the largest share of St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department employees (50 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn about $49K per year on average.
Police Sergeants are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $62K annually; Police Officers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $47K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Peace Officer Standards and Training certainly has its perks — salaries approach $47K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification.
When it comes to skills, Training seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $49K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is Writing Procedures & Documentation, with almost all considering it a key competency.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The vast majority of employees can count on health insurance, and nearly all workers have dental coverage as a benefit.