Salary and Benefits


  • Starting pay effective 11/01/2021:     $66,092.96                    
  • Top pay after 9 years:     $103,432.11
  • New FOP contract/pay steps pending for 2023!
  • Entry level officers start at the base pay rate and receive annual increases to the top pay.
  • Lateral officers start at the pay step equal to their years of full-time law enforcement experience and receive annual increases to the top pay.

Educational Pay Supplement:

After four years of service, officers who have earned 90 or more college credit hours from a recognized and accredited college or university are entitled to a pay supplement of:

  • After four years:           $2,000
  • After six years:              $2,200
  • After eight years:          $2,500
  • After ten years:             $2,800
  • After twelve years:       $3,000
  • After fourteen years:   $3,500 

Additionally, the educational pay supplement is added to the officer’s base pay for the purposes of determining overtime pay.


In addition to the above compensation, the Village of Glen Ellyn offers employees:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid annual vacation and holidays
  • Compensatory Time
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Glen Ellyn Police Pension Fund
  • Deferred compensation (457 retirement plan)
  • 12-hour shifts
  • All uniforms and equipment provided by the GlenEllyn Police Department