Years of Experience
The greater proportion of employees (50 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of $49K per year.
Police Sergeants earn the highest median pay at approximately $62K annually, followed by Police Officers (about $47K) per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Peace Officer Standards and Trainings, who make around $47K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Training; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $49K per year. A relatively widespread skill at St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is Writing Procedures & Documentation; almost all of employees use it for work.
St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
The vast majority of respondents receive health insurance, and nearly all employees get dental coverage.