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Salary and Benefits

The UTA Police Department offers highly competitive salary and benefits that help reinforce the attractiveness of our team as a desirable place to serve.  If you have any questions regarding salary and/or benefits, feel free to contact us by using the information below.

 Apply for positions

Yvonne RoQue, Lieutenant
(817) 272-2468
yroque@uta.edu

E. Waites, Senior Public Safety Officer
(817) 272-0195
(817) 272-5190 - Fax
policerecruiter@uta.edu


Police Officer / Police cadet

  • $58,000 - Starting (cadet)
  • $60,000 - After successful completion of TCOLE basic peace officer course
  • $62,000 - After successful completion of field training
  • Lateral officers (prior experience) may be compensated based upon prior experience
  • Eligible employees may receive tuition assistance for job related degree programs and classes, for more information click here.
  • Comprehensive insurance is available to include: Medical (covered at 100% for employee on first day of employment) Vision, Dental and Life.
  • Paid shift differential
  • Uniforms and necessary equipment provided, included duty weapon
  • Paid holidays (approximately 14 days per year)
  • Paid vacations (12 - 30+ days per year)
  • Paid sick time (12 days per year)
  • Teacher’s Retirement System (TRS) of Texas

Public Safety Officer

  • $30,000
  • Candidates may be compensated based upon experience
  • Eligible employees may receive tuition assistance for job related degree programs and classes, for more information click here.
  • Comprehensive insurance is available to include: Medical (covered at 100% for employee on first day of employment) Vision, Dental and Life.
  • Paid shift differential
  • Uniforms and necessary equipment provided
  • Paid holidays (approximately 14 days per year)
  • Paid vacations (12 - 30+ days per year)
  • Paid sick time (12 days per year)
  • Teacher’s Retirement System (TRS) of Texas

Telecommunications Operator

  • $40,100
  • Candidates may be compensated based upon prior experience
  • Eligible employees may receive tuition assistance for job related degree programs and classes, for more information click here.
  • Comprehensive insurance is available to include: Medical (covered at 100% for employee on first day of employment) Vision, Dental and Life.
  • Paid shift differential
  • Uniforms are provided
  • Paid holidays (approximately 14 days per year)
  • Paid vacations (12 - 30+ days per year)
  • Paid sick time (12 days per year)
  • Teacher’s Retirement System (TRS) of Texas

Emergency or crime in progress: Dial 817-272-3003 //
Report a crime or non-emergency: Dial 817-272-3381