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Salary:

Job Description: Police Officer

Pay Grade: 7

Pay Range: $36,733.00 - $53,690.00 annually

The minimum starting wage is $17.66 per hour.

2019 Nixa Police Department Salary Schedule 

Health Insurance:

Health insurance is available through the City of Nixa. The City pays the employee’s premium and 50% of dependent coverage.

Dental Insurance:

Dental Insurance is available for all full-time employees and their dependents. The City pays the employee's premium and 65% of dependent premiums.

Life Insurance:

The City of Nixa provides life insurance for full-time employees and their dependents: employee - $25,000, spouse - $10,000 and $5,000 per child.

Vision Insurance:

A vision plan is available for all full-time employees and their dependents. The City pays the employee's premium and 65% of dependent premiums.

Work Schedule:

Nixa Police Officers work 4/10 hour days per week and are off Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday or Friday/Saturday/Sunday.  Days off rotate every ten weeks.

Vacation:

1-4 years – 2 weeks, 5-9 years – 3 weeks, 10+ years – 4 weeks

Paid Holidays:

11 holidays per year

Personal Day:

1 day per year

Sick Leave:

80 hours per year

Retirement:

Mandatory retirement system requiring 4% of employee’s wage contribution (LAGERS). The City also contributes to the retirement pool at X% of employee’s wages. The employee is vested in the plan after 5 years.

Uniforms and Equipment:

City of Nixa provides all uniforms and equipment except footwear.

Optional Benefits:

Deferred compensation plans are available.

*Updated April 2019*