How much do a Philadelphia Police Officer start off with..yearly/hourly?

For the City of Philadelphia, Police Recruits in the Police Academy earn $42,474 annually ($1,627.36 per bi-weekly pay period). After graduation, the salary is increased to $45,420 ($1,740.23 bi-weekly). Scheduled pay increases reach a maximum of $58,989, but officers can earn overtime at time and a half. Additionally, promotions to new positions can earn above the stated maximum. New recruits accrue 2 weeks of vacation, 4 administrative days and 15 sick days per year.
Updated on Thursday, February 02 2012 at 12:55AM EST