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State Patrol Trooper/Inspector salary and benefits


Beginning salary
$41,657 (annual)
$19.951 (hourly)

Fringe benefits

  • Challenging assignments
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Extensive health insurance
  • Minimum 13 vacation days every year
  • 4.5 days personal leave every year
  • 9 days legal holidays every year
  • 1.35 days sick leave every month
  • Casual and supportive work environment
  • Ability to transfer jobs without losing benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee wellness program
  • Latest computer technology
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Supplemental medical insurance, income continuation insurance and life insurance available at low cost
  • Deferred compensation plans
  • Tax-free medical and childcare reimbursement program
  • Opportunities for tuition reimbursement

Additional benefit information


For more information contact Cathie Cunningham at (608) 266-3425 or the State Patrol Academy at (608) 269-2500 ext. 0.

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Last modified: August 24, 2011

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