Salary Ranges & Benefits

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The Cheyenne Police Department offers many benefits officers can take advantage of, including:  

  • Patrol Officer Entry Level Annual Salary $56,814.06 / Patrol Officer Top Level Annual Salary $76,481.17 (See cost of living comparison)
  • Multiple police specialties along with specialty pay and overtime opportunities
  • No social security contributions
  • Traditional and Roth 457 Plans
  • 20-year defined benefit retirement plan (Law Enforcement Pension Plan Handbook)
  • Paid vacation
  • 4-day, 10-hour work week
  • On-duty workout program
  • One-to-One take home car program
  • Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Equipment furnished by the department  

Quality of Life in Cheyenne

Around the world, the very name Cheyenne conjures up images of cowboys, rodeos, trains, and the great outdoors. Today's Cheyenne is all of that and more! Benefits to residents include no state income tax, plenty of outdoor activities, and quality family living.  

For additional information about the city, check out the City of Cheyenne website.