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Detention officer starting salary is now $37,500. After completion of initial probationary period, the pay increases to $38,500.
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The starting salary for a new Deputy at the York County Sheriff’s Office is $40,000 per year.
Once hired, new recruits will receive paid training at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. After successful completion of the police academy and the agency field training program, pay will increase 2.5%.
Other additional incentives for recruiting qualified officers, a certified police officer in the state of South Carolina and based on experience and education, the starting salary can range from $42,000 to $50,000 or more.
Begin the hiring process by filling out the online application at the York County government website via this link - CLICK HERE.
If you are already a Class 1 certified law enforcement officer in the state of South Carolina, you do not have to attend the SCCJA. IF you are a certified officer from a different state, you may have to attend training for 1 or 2 weeks as the criminal justice academy.
You must provide a copy of your: