Become a UHDPS Police Officer
If you are interested in becoming a Police Officer at University of Houston (Main Campus), please contact the UHDPS Personnel Division.
You can also view and apply for available positions by visiting the University of Houston Human Resources site.
Starting Salary - $35,193.60/year
$100 per month for 60 college hours or TCLEOSE Intermediate certificate.*
$200 per month for B.A. or B.S. degree or TCLEOSE Advanced certificate.*
$300 per month for Masters Degree or TCLEOSE Masters certificate.*
$10 per month Hazardous Duty pay per each year of service to begin after 1 year of service.
|Years of Service||Pay per Month|
|2 but less than 5 years||$100|
|5 but less than 10 years||$200|
|10 but less than 15 years||$300|
|15 but less than 20 years||$400|
|20 or more||$500|
* Educational Incentive pay begins after 6 months of employment. Hours and/or degrees must be obtained from a junior college, college, or university accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, or its counterpart in other regions of the nation. An official, sealed transcript is required for the department to keep in the employee’s file if the employee wishes to receive incentive pay.