New York State Trooper

Job Title:      State Trooper

Agency:         New York State Police

Starting Base Salary: 

Effective April 1, 2016

  • $53,993 – Starting salary (during Academy training)
  • $71,712 – Upon graduation from the Academy
  • $76,381 – After one year
  • $90,827 – After five years

Application Deadline: September 1, 2017

Job Locations:
There are positions available throughout New York State.


U.S. Citizenship at time of appointment.
High School Diploma /GED  plus 60 college credits or
30 credits and 2 yrs of military or completion of certain
Police Officer training courses.
Pass open competitive exam.
Must be at least 20 yrs old at time of application.
Minimum age for appointment is 21 yrs old.
Must not be older than age 29 at time of application deadline, except for active duty federal military. Military personnel can add up to 6 yrs to this requirement.

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