US Capitol Police - Compensation & Benefits
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A career with the United States Capitol Police (USCP) offers many rewards: competitive salaries and excellent benefits; opportunities to make a significant positive impact; an amazing variety of work and challenges; satisfaction with a challenging public service career; and pride in being a member of America's Police Department.


Position Title Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5
Private $55,653 $56,176 $56,701 $58,223 $59,746
Private w/ Training $57,604 $59,130 $60,652 $62,168 $63,693
Private First Class $61,551 $61,551 $63,070 $64,590 $67,638

*Please note that Service Step Increases occur annually up to 10 years of service.

Additional Pay Information

  • Additional Duty/Overtime Pay will be paid to employees for work performed over and above the employee's regularly scheduled tour of duty.

  • Differential/Holiday Pay will be added to an employee's basic rate of pay for regularly scheduled, non-overtime work performed at night (between 6:00pm-6:00am), on Sundays, and on a holiday.

You're making a great choice when you choose a career with the USCP! In addition to your salary, our benefits package is highly attractive.

As a federal employee, you and your family have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Read More