YPD Benefit Details
(as of January 1, 2023)
|STEP A (at hire)||$39.39||$6,827||$81,929|
|STEP B (6 Months)||$42.56||$7,377||$88,521|
|STEP C (18 Months)**||$44.93||$7,788||$93,460|
|STEP D (30 Months)||$46.85||$8,121||$97,450|
|STEP E (42 Months)||$53.36||$9,249||$110,988|
**Lateral Officers enter at Step C
- Plain Clothes Position (Investigations, Task – $80 monthly
- Uniformed Patrol Positions – $300 bi-annual boot allowance
- Field Training Officers: 5.0%
- Bilingual Officers: 3.0%
(Spanish and American Sign Language)
- 5.0% for bilingual & biliterate Spanish
- Investigative Assignments: 3.0%
(Criminal Investigations, Narcotic Investigations, Traffic Investigations, Interagency Task Forces)
- Crisis Response Unit: 2.0%
- SWAT: 3.0%
- Motorcycle Patrol: 3.0%
- K9 Duty: 3.0%
- Gang Unit: 1.75%
- Shift Differential: Patrol division officers receive shift premiums ranging from 1% to 2.25% depending on shift start time.
- AA Degree: 1.5%
- BA Degree: 3.0%
- MA Degree: 4.0%
Members of the Yakima Police Patrolman’s Association receive a bank of 12 paid holidays on January 1.
Employees start with 120 hours of sick leave upon hire. After one year of employment, employees accrue ten hours of sick leave each month.
Employer paid 6.0% salary contribution to a pre-tax supplemental retirement plan.
2.0% monthly deposit into City-sponsored Healthcare Savings Account.
Accrual of annual leave monthly escalating, depending on length of service.
|After 1 Full Year||85 hours (40 hours may be taken after 6 months)|
|After 2 Full Years||101 hours|
|After 5 Full Years||125 hours|
|After 10 Full Years||165 hours|
|After 15 Full Years||189 hours|
|After 20 Full Years||197 hours|
|After 25 Full Years||205 hours|
Health insurance, including limited vision care and dental insurance, for LEOFF II employees and their dependents. Currently, there is no out of pocket premium for employee only coverage.
|Employee + 1 Dependent||$35.90|
|Employee + 2 Dependents||$71.79|
|Employee + 3 Dependents||$107.69|
The City of Yakima offers a program that is on the cutting edge of employee healthcare. MiCare is a City-provided healthcare clinic available to employees and their dependents on the City of Yakima Healthcare plan. The MiCare clinic offers 20 minute doctor appointments, generic prescriptions, general lab work, all at no out of pocket cost!
Longevity payments above and beyond normal salary depending on length of service.
|After 4 Years||1.5%|
|After 9 Years||3%|
|After 14 Years||5.5%|
|After 19 Years||7%|
|After 24 Years||10%|
Membership in the Washington State Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters Retirement System.