New York State Court Officer-Trainees enter the Academy at Judicial Grade 14.
After successful completion of a two-year traineeship, court officers automatically promote to Judicial Grade 18. The salary range for these two grades as of January 2014 in the New York City Metropolitan area, from hiring rate to maximum, is $39,771 to $67,473. In the upstate regions, the salary range for these two grades as of April 2015 is $41,378 to $72,831. In addition, appointees in New York City, Suffolk, Rockland, Nassau and Westchester Counties receive $3,697 in annual location pay. Appointees in Orange, Dutchess and Putnam Counties receive $1,848 in annual location pay. An annual uniform allowance is also provided.
NYSCourtOfficer (Examination announcement – PDF)