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Average Salary for Police Department of Chicago Employees

Police Department of Chicago generally pays its employees $71K annually. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Employer: Police Department of Chicago
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Police Officer (4)
$39,548 - $88,778  
[-]Police Officer (4)
Salary$39,189 - $88,034  
Bonus$581 - $16,136  
Total Pay$39,548 - $88,778  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 9
United States (change)

Police Department of Chicago Details

Years of Experience

In a nutshell, the largest fraction of Police Department of Chicago people (44 percent) have been in their field for 10-19 years and earn around $72K per year.


Police Officers earn the highest median pay at $60K.

Certifications and Degrees

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $72K.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Oral / Verbal Communication; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $54K.


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

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of workers also include dental insurance.

Key Stats

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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