Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $38K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $45K per year.
The highest paychecks go to Police Sergeants, who earn an average about $62K annually, closely trailed by Police Officers (approximately $45K) per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Peace Officer Standards and Trainings receive bigger paychecks ($45K annually) than those without credentials.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Writing Procedures & Documentation; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $47K per year. Training is a popular skill among St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department workers, with the vast majority of those surveyed reporting using it on the job.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The vast majority of workers can count on health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage as a benefit.