Salary & Fringe Benefits

Salary Information

In addition to the employee's base pay, longevity is awarded for service milestones as is a yearly pay increase.

Fringe Benefits Information

Bethany Beach police officers enjoy an outstanding fringe benefits package. In addition, employees are permitted to choose their own benefits at a very low cost.

Benefits available to officers include:
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance

Full Pension Benefits

Eligible employees may participate in the state pension plan which provides full pension benefits after 20 years of service, as well as benefits upon total and permanent disability or death.

Time-Off and Leave

In addition, the Town provides Sussex County paid holidays, 12 paid vacation days after one year of service (one per month), and 12 sick days per year.

Additional Benefits

In addition to providing a highly competitive wage and fringe benefit package, the Town of Bethany Beach also provides all uniforms and equipment for police officers.