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Salary & Benefits

  • Police Officer Starting Salary: $56,462
  • After 6 months: $62,782
  • 37.5 hour work week
  • Health, Dental, Vision and Pet Insurance (some programs at no cost to the employee)
  • Wage, life, disability insurance plans
  • Educational Incentives after 42 months:
    • Associate's Degree: 9% ($74,591)
    • Bachelor Degree: 18% ($80,750)
    • Master Degree: 22% ($83,487)
    • This base pay does not include 15 minutes of daily briefing time, shift differential, or other routine overtime.
  • Pension covered through Wisconsin Retirement System

Recruitment Questions

Personnel & Training Office
JoinMPD@cityofmadison.com
(608) 266-4190

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