Joining the MARTA Police Department gives you the opportunity to serve millions of people while building a career in one of our nation’s greatest cities. We hire candidates at various points in their careers — meaning a job with MARTA Police is a smart move no matter your experience.
Starting pay for Police Officers is $45,531.20. Upon completion of the Police Academy, Officers’ pay will increase according to level of education:
High School Diploma: $47,340.80
Associates Degree: $49,233.60
Bachelor’s Degree: $51,188.80
Police Officers will receive annual pay increases and have the ability to top out at $67,371.20.
Upon completion of the Police Academy, all new officers will receive a $3000 bonus upon completion of training and 3-year employment agreement.
POST Certified Police Officers who transfer to MPD will receive a $5000 bonus upon completion of training and 3-year employment agreement.
You must be at least 21 years old, a United States Citizen, and have a High School Diploma or equivalent.