Pay and Police Benefits Summary

Beginning July 1, 2023, the Bentonville Police Department pay scale is the following: 


Annual Salary  (*includes holiday pay)

Uncertified-Police Officer I      $52,228.00

Certified-Police Officer II         $57,451.00

 (*PO II- after 1 year of service or lateral entry start pay)

Corporal                                    $65,437.00

(*Corporal - 5 years service at Bentonville PD or after 1 year at Bentonville PD and 4 years certified experience at another agency; combination thereof)   


Additional Pay and Incentives  

College

    • Associate  $35.00     per pay period ($910.00/year)
    • Bachelors  $100.00   per pay period ($2,600.00/year)
    • Masters     $150.00   per pay period ($3,900.00/year)

State Certificate Pay  (CLEST Program)                                                          

    • Basic               N/A
    • General           $75.00   per pay period ($1,950.00/year)
    • Intermediate    $100.00 per pay period ($2,600.00/year)
    • Advanced        $150.00 per pay period ($3,900.00/year)
    • Senior              $225.00 per pay period ($5,850.00/year)

Hazmat/Special Duty Pay                                      

    • K9 Officer           $115.00 per pay period ($2,990.00/year)
    • Bomb Squad      $150.00 per pay period ($3,900.00/year)         
    • SWAT                 $100.00 per pay period ($2,600.00/year)                                    
    • HAZMAT             $75.00  per pay period ($1,950.00/year) 

Other pays

    • Bilingual              $100.00   per pay period ($2,600.00/year)   
    • Field Training Officer $30.00  per pay period ($780.00/year) 

Additional Incentives 

  • On-Call Pay  (Specialty Assignments) 
  • Uniform Allowance (Specialty Assignments)
  • All uniforms, equipment, firearms furnished from date of hire
  • Boot allowance
  • 4/10 Work Day
  • Home storage program
  • Paid vacation and sick time 
  • 96 paid holiday hours (divided per pay period)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance at competitive rates
  • LOPFI Retirement 


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