Pay & Benefits

Tipp City Police Department Pay & Benefits

  • City Population:
    • 9,689 as of 2010 Census
  • Personnel 
    • Sworn full-time - 19
    • Civilian full-time - 3
    • Civilian part-time - 1
  • Job Description 
    • Police Officer
  • Residency 
    • Miami County and Adjoining Counties
  • Compensation 
    • Entry Level Rate $ 25.10 per hour
    • Maximum Rate $ 33.11 per hour
  • Education Incentive 
    • Cost of tuition and books reimbursed for job-related courses leading to a degree based on grade received (A=100%, B=85%, C=75%). Upon receipt of degree, additional compensation as follows:
    • Associate Degree - $0.20 per hour
    • Bachelor Degree - $0.40 per hour
  • Shift Differential 
    • Afternoon shift - $0.20 per hour
    • Midnight shift - $0.40 per hour
  • Overtime 
    • Time and one-half (1½) for hours worked over 80 per pay period.
  • Compensatory Time 
    • At employee’s option in lieu of overtime pay at the rate of time and one-half (1½). The maximum number of hours that can be accumulated is 80. 120 Hours used each year.
  • Holiday Pay 
    • 9 Holidays, employee receives 8 hours pay for the holiday plus time and one-half (1½) first 8 hours worked on the holiday and double time for any additional hours worked.
  • Court Time
    • 3 hour minimum
  • Personal Hours 
    • 32 hours per year
  • Clothing Allowance 
    • New employee provided with all necessary uniforms and equipment. After first year annual allowance of $650 is provided. Any unused portion carried over to following year.
  • Off-Duty Gun Allowance 
    • Up to $300 is provided for purchase of off-duty weapon.
  • Sick Leave 
    • 12 days per year, unlimited accumulation
  • Health/Dental Insurance 
    • Employee pays 12 % of premium cost.
  • Life Insurance 
    • $35,000

Vacation Leave

Maximum accumulation limited to 120 hours.
Completed Years of Service
Entitlement
1 to 6 years
80 hours
7 to 13 years
120 hours
14 to 22 years
160 hours
23rd year and after
200 hours