What is the salary for a police officer?

As a police recruit, your salary will be $46,030 and will go to $53,354 upon graduating the police academy. You’ll receive increases for five years until you reach the Police Officer Grade IV which is $66,692. Albany police officers are also compensated in overtime pay for various aspects of their job. There is also promotional opportunity throughout your career to advance in rank which comes with an increase in salary.

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3. What are the requirements to become an Albany police officer?
4. When is the New York State Civil Service Exam given?
5. How old do I need to be eligible for the civil service test and to become an Albany police officer?
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