Average Salary for Police Department of Chicago Employees

A salary of $70K annually is the median rate at Police Department of Chicago. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $66K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $54K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (50 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $73K per year on average.


The highest paychecks go to Police Officers, who earn $60K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $70K per year for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a First Aid Administrator can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $58K on average.


Employees who count Oral / Verbal Communication among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $58K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Police Department of Chicago is Writing Procedures & Documentation, with approximately half considering it a key competency.


Police Department of Chicago's employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of respondents, and most respondents report receiving dental coverage as well.

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