Average Experienced Police Officer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$85,591
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$8,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Police Officer in Chicago, Illinois is $85,591.
10%
$44k
MEDIAN
$86k
90%
$102k
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$44k - $102k
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$45k - $100k

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Job Description for Police Officer

Police Officer Tasks
  • Patrol neighborhoods to prevent and stop crimes and threats to safety.
  • Coordinate community work and outreach and offer educational services.
  • Arrest offenders and suspects, collect evidence, and testify about cases.
  • Respond to incidents and complaints, document interactions, and collect evidence.

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Pay by Experience Level for Police Officer

An early career Police Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,293 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Police Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,825 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,567.
Employees with Police Officer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 6.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (39.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (38.8% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (20.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 57 survey responses.
Early Career
45.6%
Mid Career
21.1%
Late Career
33.3%