Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $66K per year on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $48K annually. The largest slice of the Police Department of Chicago workforce (40 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $72K per year.
Earning $58K annually on average, Police Officers receive the most money.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $70K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a First Aid Administrator can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $58K on average.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Training; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $57K annually. A garden variety skill at Police Department of Chicago is Oral / Verbal Communication; a strong majority of Police Department of Chicago's people use it regularly.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
At Police Department of Chicago, a large number of respondents have health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage.