The Pella Police Department has a 14-step wage structure. Wages are subject to change for cost of living increases. Years of service as a certified police officer may alter where the individual starts on the wage structure.
Effective July 1, 2021, below is the current Police Officer pay as part of the City of Pella's wage structure:
$54,246 base pay
$74,942 is top out pay for an Officer at the Pella Police Department
Senior Police Officers
Current City of Pella Police Officers can apply to be a Senior Officer when a number of standards are met, including:
Four years of service as a full-time City of Pella Police Officer or three years of service as a full-time City of Pella Police Officer with five years' experience as a full-time law enforcement officer at another agency
Minimum of 150 hours of documented law enforcement continuing education hours not including academy certification or any agency field training program hours
Effective July 1, 2021, $78,707 is top out pay for a Senior Officer at the Pella Police Department.