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Salary and Benefits


Our patrol officers work a 4-day on, 4-day off schedule and workdays are 12 hour shifts.

NWPD provides a full range of employee benefits including:

  • Annual Vacation Leave
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • Dental Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Municipal Pension Plan

As a New Westminster Police Officer you begin receiving your salary the day that you are Sworn In (approximately one week prior to starting Police Academy). All newly hired NWPD Constables begin getting paid at the Constable 4th Class rate of pay.

NWPD salary rates are as follows:


Fourth Class Constable (first two years) $75,168
Third Class Constable (after two years) $80,184
Second Class Constable (after three years) $90,204
First Class Constable (after four years) $100,224
10 – Year First Class Constable Qualified $105,240
15 – Year First Class Constable Qualified $110,244
20 – Year First Class Constable Qualified $115,260
Corporal $115,260
Sergeant $120,264
Staff Sergeant $135,300