Deputy Sheriff Benefits

Linn County deputies are represented in collective bargaining by Public, Professional and Maintenance Employees, Local Union 2003, I.U.P.A.T.

  • $60,965 yearly starting wage, which includes jail premium pay
  • Two weeks paid vacation after one year of service
  • Eleven holidays and two personal days per year
  • Twelve days paid sick leave per year after one year of service
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • $20,000 life insurance with an option to purchase more
  • Disability insurance
  • Retirement savings through Social Security and the Iowa Public Employee Retirement Systems (IPERS)
  • Uniform, leather, weapon, other equipment, and cleaning allowance provided