Average Salary for Police Department of Chicago Employees

Police Department of Chicago employees bring home $70K per year on average. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Police Department of Chicago
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[-]Police Officer (4)
$39,581 - $88,453  
[-]Police Officer (4)
Salary$38,202 - $90,041  
Bonus$544 - $14,100  
Total Pay$39,581 - $88,453  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Years of Experience

Overall, the greater share of Police Department of Chicago folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $72K annually.


Police Officers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $60K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists earn $72K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Oral / Verbal Communication; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $54K per year.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all survey participants can count on health insurance, and nearly all respondents have dental coverage as a benefit.

Key Stats for Police Department of Chicago

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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