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Salary & Benefits
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Entrance Level Base Salary:       $40,106          
Top Base Salary:        $60,797
These represent base salaries. Hagerstown Police Department Officers enjoy numerous opportunities for overtime, including overtime for court appearances.

Benefits

Hagerstown Police Department Officers enjoy an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • 12 paid sick days earned per year
  • Up to 25 days paid annual vacation
  • 3 paid personal days per year
  • $100 monthly allowance for city residents
  • Take-home car for city residents        
  • Rotating days off  
  • Comprehensive major medical and dental plans
  • Optional vision and disability plans
  • Life insurance equivalent to a year's salary       
  • 25 year retirement plan      
  • Numerous opportunities for overtime
  • $1,000 Bilingual bonus

Hagerstown and Washington County, MD benefit from a lower cost of living than nearby metropolitan areas such as Baltimore, Washington DC, and Harrisburg, PA.

Lateral transfers may receive up to 3 years of credit given at a 2:1 ratio if Maryland Training Commission compliant. Laterals at the 3 year level will receive base pay of $40,860 plus $5,000 bonus with "Recognized" certifications only.

If you have questions, please contact our recruiting coordinator, Sgt. Dave L. Long (Ret.), at .