Salary

  • Law Enforcement Officer I - Pay Grade 25 Step 6
    • Hourly - $19.16
  • Capitol Area Guard I - Pay Grade 18 Step 4
    • Hourly - $12.98
    • Annually - $26,998.40
  • Communications Specialist I - Pay Grade 18-step 8
    • Hourly - $14.30
    • Annually - $29,744

Promotions


Law Enforcement Officers


A Law Enforcement Officer I is eligible to promote to Law Enforcement Officer II after 5 years of experience, and upon completion of specified advanced training, receives an accompanying salary increase.

A Law Enforcement Officer I that transfers 3 previous law enforcement years of service in the state of Kansas is eligible to promote to Law Enforcement Officer II after 2 years experience with Troop K, and upon the completion of specified advanced training will receive an accompanying salary increase. Law Enforcement Officer III is a front-line supervisory position, and requires a minimum of 5 years Troop K experience, and experience as a Law Enforcement Officer I and II.

Capitol Area Guards


Capitol Area Guards I is eligible for promotion to Capitol Area Guard II and will receive an accompanying salary increase. A Capitol Area Guard I is required to have a minimum of 6 months of experience to be eligible for Capitol Area Guard II.

Communication Specialists


Communication Specialist I is eligible for promotion to Communication Specialists II after 2 years of service, and will receive an accompanying salary increase. With additional years of service, promotions may become available for promotion to Communications Specialist Supervisor.

Retirement


Law Enforcement Officers are members of the Kansas Police and Fire retirement program. Please visit the KP&F website for complete information.

Capitol Area Guards and Communications Specialists are members of the Kansas Public Employees' Retirement System (KPERS). Retirement benefits vary dependent on date of hire with the State of Kansas. Please visit the KPERS website for complete information.