Average Salary for Police Department of Chicago Employees

Police Department of Chicago pays its employees $70K per year on average. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $54K annually. The largest fraction of Police Department of Chicago people (36 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn $93K per year on average.


Earning around $58K annually on average, Police Officers receive the most money.

Certifications and Degrees

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $61K per year. Becoming a Police Officer Certification can certainly pay off here; those folks make $58K on average. Police Department of Chicago provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — these employees rake in about $123K annually.


Employees who count Oral / Verbal Communication among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $58K per year. A common skill in Police Department of Chicago's work force is Training; a large number of survey participants report using it on the job.


Police Department of Chicago's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).

Benefits and Perks

Around two in five workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The vast majority of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for almost all respondents also include dental insurance.

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Key Stats for Police Department of Chicago


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$57,790 - $170,979

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
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