Average Salary for Texas Department of Public Safety Employees

The average employee at Texas Department of Public Safety takes home $37K per year. Where you live plays the largest role in compensation at Texas Department of Public Safety, but your experience level affects income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $35K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $46K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Texas Department of Public Safety employees (38 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $33K annually on average.

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $58K per year) can be spotted in Georgetown, Texas; Tyler, Texas ($47K), San Antonio, Texas (approximately $47K), and Mcallen, Texas (around $39K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Austin, Texas — at approximately $33K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country.

Jobs

Customer Service Representatives represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $36K annually.

Skills

In this position, it pays to have Microsoft Office in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $51K per year. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; slightly less than a third of employees surveyed report using it at work.

Benefits and Perks

Merely a third of respondents at Texas Department of Public Safety earn paid vacation and paid sick time. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Texas Department of Public Safety provides an optional 401(k) plan, and more than two-fifths of workers participate. At Texas Department of Public Safety, a strong majority of respondents have health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants have dental coverage. Texas Department of Public Safety employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Texas Department of Public Safety

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %
Salary
$32,209 - $40,938
Salary
$33,522 - $60,350
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%

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