Average Salary for Police Department of Chicago Employees

The median income for Police Department of Chicago employees is $79K annually. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $74K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $54K annually on average. The largest slice of the Police Department of Chicago workforce (36 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, $93K per year.


The highest paychecks go to Police Officers, who earn around $58K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Firearms Certifications, who make $75K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists with credentials; these people earn $65K annually on average.


When it comes to skills, Leadership seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $75K per year. Training is a popular skill in the Police Department of Chicago workforce; most of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs.


With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Police Department of Chicago's employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

About two in five workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Almost all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for nearly all respondents also include dental insurance.

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Key Stats for Police Department of Chicago


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$57,000 - $174,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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