salary & benefits



Police Officer Salary: up to $169,893.

Specialty Pay

Retention Pay: One time benchmark bonuses at 5, 10, 15, & 20 years.

Bilingual Pay: $100 per pay period

Canine Pay: Canine handlers receive 5% of base pay rate

Field Training Officer: 5% of base pay rate

POST Police Officer Intermediate Certificate - 5.0%

POST Police Officer Advanced Certificate - 7.5%


  • CalPERS - Formula is dependent on hire date and member status in CalPERS. Please see our benefit summary for more information.

  • The City contracts Health Insurance through CalPERS with several plans available.

  • The City contributes $2,285 for family, $1,757 for employee plus one, or $879 for employee, towards health insurance coverage.

  • The City pays the monthly premiums for employee and eligible dependents for VSP Vision and Delta Dental coverage.

  • City paid life and long term disability insurance for employee.

  • Employees earn 11-21 days of vacation based on years of service.

  • Receive 5.4% in lieu of holiday pay.

  • Employees earn 3.69 hours of sick leave per pay period.

  • The City contributes $170.00 per pay period to VEBA, the City’s Voluntary Employee Benefit Association.

  • Employees are eligible to receive up to $3000 per year in tuition reimbursement.

  • Uniform allowance $1,110 per year.