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Career Opportunities

The Florida Highway Patrol has an established career progression program. We recognize and reward educational achievements and career advancements.

Troopers with two years of service are eligible to promote to Law Enforcement Investigator I(Corporal)


Troopers with five years of service with the Florida Highway Patrol are eligible to promote to Sergeant.


$33,977.04 yearly

Starting Salary
$38,976.84 yearly
Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade,
Monroe, Collier, and Lee Counties


  • Job Stability

  • Positive Work Environment

  • Paid Training

  • Career Advancement/Promotional Opportunities

  • Tuition Free Education Plan

  • Education Incentive Pay

  • Educational Leave with Pay Program

  • Competitive Pay

  • Hireback Overtime Program

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Vacations

  • Maternity Leave

  • Military Leave

  • Uniforms, Equipment, and Weapons

  • Uniform Cleaning Allowance

  • Numerous Health/Medical Insurance Options

  • Life Insurance

  • Contributory Retirement Plan

  • Deferred Compensation Plans

  • Deferred Retirement Option Plan (D.R.O.P.)

  • No State Income Tax


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