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SSA Consultants Completes Compensation and Benefits Study for St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office

June 15, 2016

Baton Rouge, LA — SSA was engaged by St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office to conduct the compensation and benefit plan study which provided the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office with valuable information about their compensation system and its competitiveness with other regional law enforcement organizations.


Below is an excerpt from a | The Times-Picayune article written by Kim Chatelain. | The Times-Picayune (Kim Chatelain) — Salaries for St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office deputies and corrections officers compare favorably with those of other law enforcement agencies in the New Orleans region and throughout the state, according to a compensation study commissioned by Sheriff Jack Strain. The survey shows that the base pay of Strain's deputies is the highest among other agencies on the North Shore and ranks closely behind the New Orleans Police Department and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

When the survey was conducted late last year, the annual base pay for a St. Tammany patrol deputy is $34,800, compared to $38,434 for a New Orleans officer and $36,015 for a Jefferson deputy, Strain's office said. Base pay for Mandeville police officers is $33,301, while Slidell officers make $31,691 and Covington officers $29,036. To read the full article, click here.

To read the full compensation and benefit plan study, click here