We Want You

Make a difference as a Transit Police Officer in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Salary & Benefits

If you’re just starting out, you’ll earn $35.14/hr. (more than $73,000 annually) + get a $4,000 hiring bonus.

  • $1,000 after successful completion of the Academy
  • $1,000 after completion of FTO
  • $2,000 after completing probationary period (12 months after hire date)

By year 5, you’ll earn nearly $47/hr. ($97,000 annually).

Current officers: There’s an $8,000 hiring bonus for transfers from other departments.

  • $4,000 upon six months of employment
  • $4,000 upon 12 months of employment

PLUS, Metro Transit offers excellent medical, life, dental, and vision insurance plans. You are eligible for the PERA retirement plan and deferred compensation through the Minnesota State Retirement System.

You’ll start with 130 hours of vacation.

Photo of Metro Transit Police interacting with passengers on the Light Rail.