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Salary Schedule for Selected Positions

The JPSO strives to provide a competitive salary for all of its positions, whether civil, corrections, law enforcement or other.  Below is a salary schedule for selected positions

Hourly   Annual
Position Base Pay   Base Pay
 
Recruit $12.07   $25,104
Deputy 1* $15.87   $33,000
Deputy 2* $16.73   $34,800
Deputy 3* $17.60   $36,600
Deputy 4* $18.46   $38,400
Sergeant* $20.19   $42,200
Lieutenant* $22.21   $46,200
Captain* $25.67   $53,400
Major* $28.27   $58,800
Corrections 1 $13.22   $27,504
Corrections 2 $13.94   $29,004
Corrections 3* $14.67   $30,504
Corrections 4* $15.87   $33,000
911 Call Taker $13.22   $27,504
911 Dispatcher $14.67   $30,504

Note that these rates reflect only the “base” pay.  JPSO also pay “longevity” pay at the rate of $40 per month for each year of service.  Thus, after one year, longevity pay is $40/month, after two years - $80/month, etc.

* POST certified officers, serving in a law enforcement capacity, also receive Deputy Sheriff's Supplemental Pay from the State of Louisiana.  This equates to $500/month.