Average Salary for Police Department of Chicago Employees

Compensation for Police Department of Chicago employees is around $79K annually on average. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Average pay is $74K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $54K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Police Department of Chicago employees (36 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn approximately $93K per year on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Police Officers; median pay is the highest at $58K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Firearms Certifications receive bigger paychecks (around $75K per year) than those without credentials. Becoming a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $65K on average.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Leadership among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $75K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Training; most deem it necessary for work.


Police Department of Chicago's employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly two in five workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. At Police Department of Chicago, almost all survey participants have health insurance, and the vast majority of employees have dental coverage.

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Key Stats for Police Department of Chicago


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$57,000 - $174,000

Job Satisfaction

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