Pay & Bonuses
- Start: $37,300 (after graduation from the academy)
- With experience: Up to $42,300
Additional Pay & Bonuses
- Two years of college: $360 annually
- Four-year college degree: $960 annually
- Salary incentive courses: Up to $130 per month
Mount Dora Longevity / Educational Bonus Pay
|Years of service||2-Year Degree / 60 hrs||4-Year Degree|
|5 to less than 10 years||$200||$500|
|10 to less than 15 years||$400||$750|
|15 to less than 20 years||$600||$1,000|
|20 to less than 22 years||$800||$1,750|
|25 years or more||$1,000||$2,000|
Members are encouraged to attain a college degree and may attend any accredited college and will be reimbursed the full cost of tuition, books and fees up to the level charged by the University of Central Florida.
Members working overtime will be compensated at time and one half their regular rates and may elect to take that in pay or compensatory time.
Members working approved holidays may elect to take double pay or choose to take comp time.
Extra Duty Pay
Members may choose to work special events and off-duty details for $29 per hour.
Field Training Pay
Experienced members may elect to become Field Training Officers and be assigned new recruits for training. This important assignment pays Field Training Officers an extra stipend of up to $168 per pay period.
Detective / Special Operations Pay
Members that are selected for the Criminal Investigations Division or specialized units receive an additional 5% stipend on their base salary.
Members with at least three years of experience may compete in the department promotional process. Members promoted to Corporal receive a 5% differential on their base salary.