Salaries

Items                       Dollar Amount
Salary for recruit in the academy $44,075.20
Salary for officer upon graduation $56,861.50
+ State Incentive $  4,300.00
Total Take Home - After Graduation $  61,161.50
Salary after Year 1 $62,040.80
Salary after Year 2 $71,088.80

Salaries for Prior Law Enforcement

The Prior Law Enforcement Pay Scale, upon graduation from the LMPD Training Academy, will be based upon departmental review.

Salary Progression

The Fraternal Order of Police, through its collective bargaining agreement with the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, negotiates salary progression.

Wage Progression or Salary Schedule (PDF)