Average Base Pay
41.62% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Transit and Railroad Police role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $57,870. A Transit and Railroad Police candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $71,750. A person in a mid-career Transit and Railroad Police role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $86,570 a year. Transit and Railroad Police with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $96,830. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Transit and Railroad Police role’s annual salary averages $107,760 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Transit and Railroad Police position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $86,570 higher than the national average for Transit and Railroad Police positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Transit and Railroad Police roles that can advance both internally and with another company.