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Average Salary for Police Department of Chicago Employees

The median income for Police Department of Chicago employees is $67K annually. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Police Department of Chicago typically pays:
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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.

Key Stats for Police Department of Chicago

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