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PSD Pay, Benefits & Incentives


Earn $3413 - $4699 a month. State salaries are based on a monthly compensated pay scale. New employees are appointed at the minimum salary rate and progress through the salary range to maximum with satisfactory job performance. Speciality pays include overtime, shift differential, and bilingual pay as assigned. Designated communications centers also receive retention and recruitment differential pay.


Medical, Dental and Vision package for the whole family. A great state retirement system (CalPERS) with additional options of 401K / 457 thrift plans. For more information contact CalPERS at


$100 Bilingual Pay

Shift Differential for evenings / nights

Overtime with holiday pay

$300 Retention Pay for Communication Centers in Vallejo, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Monterey, San Diego and the State Capitol Communication Center in Sacramento.

Officer Recruiting Home Page

For additional information and applications, contact the CHP at: 1-888-4A CHP JOB
(1-888-422-4756) TT/TDD 1-800-735-2929 EOE/ADA or by e-mail

For upcoming exams:
Speak with a recruiter at 1-888-422-4756
or visit the State Personnel Board website.

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