HPDPS Salary & Benefits

HPDPS Starting Salary & Benefits for 2021

  • Public Safety apprentice (no certifications): $66,820 annually
  • Fully-certified Public Safety (police and fire) personnel: $84,012.50 annually*
  • Dispatcher: $54,600 annually
  • Courtroom Security Officer: $50 per hour

*an 8% paramedic incentive is added to the base salary upon completion of paramedic school


  • Credit union
  • Paid life and health insurance for employee (dependent coverage available at employee’s expense)
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Participation in Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)
  • Quarterly pay for performance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Uniforms and accessories furnished

For further information, please complete the HPDPS Employment Interest Form.