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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Salary & Benefits

The Wilmington Police Department offers a competitive starting annual salary of $35,686.56 for police officers.  All uniforms and equipment are provided by the agency. Officer benefits include: 

  • Education Incentive Pay
    • BA or BS Degree: $2,000 added to base salary
    • AS or AA Degree: $1,000 added to base salary
  • Up to $2,500 sign-on bonus for qualifying officers
  • 5% employer contribution to 401(k) and additional 2.5% employer contribution to 401(k) or 457 plan (total contribution 7.5%)
  • NC Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Employer-paid life insurance for employees
  • Employer-paid accidental death insurance and long-term dismemberment
  • Supplemental retirement program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Vacation, sick, holiday, civil and military leaves 
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Separation allowance
  • Uniforms
  • Bloodborne pathogen protection
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Take Home Car Program
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