Salary & Benefits

The City of Rosenberg strives to hire the best applicants to serve the citizens of Rosenberg. To do this, we offer competitive salaries to attract the most elite applicants. In addition to the salary, the city is committed to the employees success by offering additional monthly incentives to employees who enhance their knowledge and skills which benefit their position within the City of Rosenberg. 


  1. Police Officer
  2. Dispatcher
  3. Civilian Jailer

O11 YEAR$32.53$67,662.40
O22 YEAR$33.35$69,368.00
O33 YEAR$34.18$71,094.40
O44 YEAR$35.04$72,883.20
O55 YEAR$35.91$74,692.80
O66 YEAR$36.81$76,564.80
O77 YEAR$37.73$78,478.40
O88 YEAR$38.67$80,433.60
O99 YEAR$39.64$82,451.20
O1010 YEAR$40.63$84,510.40

*** The annual salaries above reflect the hourly rate on a 2,080 hr. scale *** 

*** Overtime pay, incentive pay & holiday pay is not reflected ***

*** Employees who reach the last step for their position will receive a 2.5% lump sum payment annually ***


Field Training Officer$150 / Mo.$1,800 / Yr.Associate's Degree$75 / Mo.
$900 / Yr.
Alcohol Breath Operator$100 / Mo.$1,200 / Yr.Bachelor's Degree$125 / Mo.$1,500 / Yr.
Drug Recognition Expert$100 / Mo.$1,200 / Yr.Master's Degree$200 / Mo.$2,400 / Yr.
Investigator Position$200 / Mo.$2,400 / Yr.Doctoral Degree$300 / Mo.$3,600 / Yr

Evening Shift$150 / Mo.$1,800 / Yr.Advanced Certification$100 / Mo.$1,200 / Yr.
Night Shift$200 / Mo.$2,400 / Yr.Master Certification$150 / Mo.$1,800 / Yr.

To see the requirements for each Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Certification certificate, view the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement website for more details.

Bi-lingual Incentive PayOfficer Trans

  • $50.00 ($600 / Yr.)

What We Offer

  • No monthly health insurance premiums for employees who qualify.*
  • Dental / Vision Insurance & Employee Assistance Program. 
  • Can earn up to 3 days off and $150 depending on results of the annual physical fitness test.
  • Constant Officer Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Training annually.
  • Pro-active style of policing.
  • 4 Day Work Week (10 Hour Shifts). Three days off, including one day of the weekend.
    • Sunday - Wednesday or Wednesday - Saturday (All department personnel work on Wednesdays which is a designated training day for police personnel on alternating weeks).
  • Take Home Vehicle Program if you live within the ETJ (Eligible after completing probationary period).
  • Texas Municipal Retirement System 7% With 2 to 1 Match. (Vested at 5 years)
  • Paid time off.
    • 14 official paid holidays a year, including 2 personal holidays.
    • 80 hours of Vacation a year / Sick Leave Accruals.
  • Uniforms / Equipment Provided With Annual Allowance of $600. 
    • Firearm, handcuffs, ammunition and footwear are not provided

2023 to 2024 Benefits

The City of Rosenberg offers medical, dental, and vision premiums on a pre-tax basis. The payroll deduction for these benefits reduces your taxable income, creating a tax savings and increased take home pay for you. The City of Rosenberg also offers you a variety of voluntary benefits. Click below to view the complete list of benefits offered to city employees. 

2023 - 2024 City of Rosenberg Benefits (PDF)

* To qualify for both health insurance incentives, employees must obtain a yearly physical & not use any tobacco products. 


The City of Rosenberg utilizes the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS). TMRS is a statewide retirement system that provides retirement, disability, and death benefits for employees of participating Texas cities. If you would like information about TMRS or have questions about transitioning from you current retirement system to TMRS, contact TMRS

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Toll-Free: 800-924-8677Local (Austin): 512-476-7577
Fax: 512-476-5576

Tuition Reimbursement

The City of Rosenberg encourages employees to continue their education. To assist employees, the city offers tuition reimbursement to those who continue their education in studies related to the position. The City of Rosenberg will reimburse 90% of tuition cost with a maximum of $2,000 per fiscal year. The maximum amount allowed for each degree is as follows:

  • Associate’s Degree $4,000
  • Bachelor’s Degree $8,000
  • Master’s Degree $12,000

Longevity Pay

Employees will also receive an annual payment of $7.50 per month of employment. Longevity payments are disseminated in December of each year.