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7,371
Employees
$62,875
Median salary

What do these numbers mean?

This data reflects the records supplied to The Texas Tribune by this public entity in response to a public information request. The median salary is calculated using all of the full-time salaries that the entity reports. Part-time salaries are not included in that calculation. An "N/A" means there are no full-time workers in that category and no median salaries were calculated.

Number of employees by salary

Number of employees by salary

Compensation Number of Employees
$24,000 - $45,400 981
$45,400 - $66,800 3,025
$66,800 - $88,200 2,786
$88,200 - $109,600 335
$109,600 - $131,000 7
$131,000 - $152,400 5
$152,400 - $173,800 17
$173,800 - $195,200 2
$195,200 - $216,600 7
$216,600 - $238,000 0
$238,000 - $259,400 0
$259,400 - $280,800 2

Top compensation in Houston Police

Name Title Compensation
Hubert Arturo Acevedo Police Chief $280,000
Charles A. McClelland Police Chief $275,000
Joseph A. Fenninger Deputy Director-Finance/Administration $200,012
Timothy N. Oettmeier Executive Assistant Police Chief $198,700
Martha I. Montalvo Executive Assistant Police Chief $198,700
George T. Buenik Executive Assistant Police Chief $198,700
Michael A. Dirden Executive Assistant Police Chief $198,700
Troy R. Finner Executive Assistant Police Chief $198,700
Matthew D. Slinkard Executive Assistant Police Chief $198,700
Carlos Facundo Salas Deputy Director (Executive Level) $182,000

Positions with most employees in Houston Police

Title Employees Median salary
Police Officer 2,257 $57,990
Senior Police Officer 2,007 $69,740
Police Sergeant 1,177 $82,791
Police Lieutenant 260 $92,860
Police Officer,Probationary 196 $42,000
Police Trainee 193 N/A
Jail Attendant 157 $36,358
Senior Police Service Officer 94 $32,074
Police Captain 67 $107,903
Senior Police Telecommunicator 64 $46,374

Gender breakdown

1,772
Female employees
$53,144
Median female salary
5,599
Male employees
$66,614
Median male salary

Number of employees by salary

Women
Men

Number of employees by salary

Women

726

773

209

15

2

4

2

0

0

0

Salary

$24,000 - $49,680

$49,680 - $75,360

$75,360 - $101,040

$101,040 - $126,720

$126,720 - $152,400

$152,400 - $178,080

$178,080 - $203,760

$203,760 - $229,440

$229,440 - $255,120

$255,120 - $280,800

Men

560

3,550

1,243

58

3

13

7

0

0

2

Ethnic breakdown

Employees by ethnicity

White 42.6% / 3,143 employees
Hispanic/Latino 25.6% / 1,889 employees
Black or African American 25.1% / 1,853 employees
Asian 4.0% / 296 employees
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.0% / 149 employees
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.2% / 17 employees
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% / 16 employees
Not specified 0.1% / 4 employees
Two or More Races 0.0% / 3 employees
Others 0.0% / 1 employee

Salaries by ethnicity

Ethnicity Median salary
Others $83,756
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander $69,740
White $69,740
Not specified $69,740
American Indian or Alaskan Native $66,614
Hispanic/Latino $62,875
Black or African American $59,663
Asian $58,950
Asian/Pacific Islander $57,990
Two or More Races $42,000

Length of employment

Employees by tenure

1 year or less 491 employees
1-10 years 2,386 employees
10-20 years 1,477 employees
20+ years 3,017 employees

Salaries by tenure

Tenure Median salary
1 year or less $42,000
1-10 years $51,696
10-20 years $64,126
20+ years $69,740

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