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All vacant positions at East Carolina University are advertised through Human Resources by going to their employment website www.jobs.ecu.edu. The State of North Carolina utilizes the Career Banding pay plan, where market rates have been established based on comparable positions in the outside market. The purpose of these market reference rates is to allow the state to be more competitive so that we may attract and retain outstanding talent. These rates have been established at the state level at the Office of State Personnel and will be reviewed minimally every three (3) years to remain competitive with the outside market.

Minimum Starting Salaries

(effective JAN 2009)

Public Safety Officer (Range $29,148 - $55,636)
Recruitment Range ($29,148 - $39,257)
Competency Level Position/Certification Salary
Contributing Police Officer (No BLET) $29,148
Contributing (Probationary Certification)
Less than one (1) year of LE experience
Contributing (General Certification)
At least one (1) year of LE experience
Journey Senior Police Officer
(Intermediate Certification)
Public Safety Telecommunicator (Range $22,200 - $42,837)
Recruitment Range ($22,200 - $35,461)
Telecommunicator positions at ECU are advertised at the Journey level

For recruitment purposes, education credit is given to Police New Hires (only). An additional 2% (Associates), 4% (Bachelors), or 6% (Masters) is added to the base salary. NOTE: These figures do not include overtime pay.

*Salary is commensurate with applicant's competencies as well as budget, equity, and market considerations.