Salary & Benefits


The starting salary for the position of Police Officer I is $48,000

Career Ladder Program

This program allows officers to advance in rank and in pay after completion of the requirements set forth in our General Orders.

Additional Benefits

  • Take home car program
  • Educational benefits
  • Competitive insurance plans
  • Competitive retirement savings plan
  • State police retirement pension


We are proud of our progressive benefits package which is unmatched by any municipality in South Carolina and often compares more favorably with benefits of the private sector. If you should become a part of our team, you will know the value we place on outstanding customer service and the true meaning and distinction of the term “public servant.”

  • Medical Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Suppl. Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Dependent Health & Life Insurance
  • Cancer Plan
  • Vision Care Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Pre-Tax Plan
  • Employee Retirement Savings Plan (401K/457)
  • Retirement
  • Paid Leave (Sick, Holidays, Vacation, Birthday, Bereavement, Military)
  • Family/Medical Leave
  • Educational Assistance
  • Sick Leave Bank
  • Sick Leave Conversion
  • Training
  • Purchased Uniform/Safety Equipment
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Health Fair
  • Pay for Performance Increases
  • Bonus Plan
  • Gainsharing Incentives

In addition, the City of Rock Hill offers

  • Awards and Recognition Programs
  • Direct Deposit
  • Retirement Planning
  • Credit Union
  • Employee Wellness Programs
  • Recreational Activities
  • Newsletters
  • Civic Opportunities
  • Family Enrichment & Intervention Programs