Salary and Benefits

  • Excise Officers earn 12 vacation days annually. Additional vacation days are granted after 5, 10, and 20 years of service to a maximum of 25.
  • 15 paid holidays annually
  • Paid sick leave
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Group individual or family medical, prescription, dental and vision insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents.
  • Retirement insurance for retiree and eligible dependents after 25 years of creditable service.
  • All uniforms, firearms, vehicles and other equipment used in performance of duty are furnished by the Indiana State Excise Police.
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Statewide geographic transfer opportunities
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Starting salary in recruit school is $42,000.  Upon successful completion of recruit school, trainees will be elevated to probationary officer status and will receive a salary of $48,000.
  • Excise Officers, Conservation Officers and Gaming Agents have a combined pension plan.  Mandatory retirement age is 65.  Early retirement options are available; age 45 with at least 15 yrs. of creditable service (reduced benefit); age 50 with at least 25 yrs. of creditable service (unreduced benefit), and age 55 with at least 30 yrs. of creditable service (unreduced benefit).

View the Current ISEP Salary Matrix