Average Salary for Texas Department of Public Safety Employees

The average Texas Department of Public Safety employee earns $37K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Texas Department of Public Safety employees is how long you've been working, though geography plays a role as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $35K per year. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $52K annually. Overall, the greater share of Texas Department of Public Safety folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $34K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $58K annually) can be spotted in Georgetown, Texas; Tyler, Texas (approximately $47K), Mcallen, Texas ($39K), and Austin, Texas (about $35K) are the next top-paying cities.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Customer Service Representatives; median pay is the highest at $35K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Texas Department of Public Safety workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning approximately $59K on average.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Customer Service; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $34K annually. A garden variety skill at Texas Department of Public Safety is Inventory Management; roughly one in five of Texas Department of Public Safety's people use it regularly.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 30 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Roughly two-fifths of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all survey participants, and a strong majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.

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