Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Police Officer make in Chicago, IL Area?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$76,637 / yrTotal Pay
$55,914 / yrBase Pay
$20,723 / yrAdditional Pay

$76,637

 / yr
$36K$279K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Police Officer is $76,637 per year in the Chicago, IL Area area, with an average salary of $55,914 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $20,723 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$76,637 /yr
Police Officer
$92,528 /yr
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$86,011 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Police Officer?

Some related job titles are Detective Salaries with median pay of $107,481, Security Guard Salaries with median pay of $54,680, Special Police Officer Salaries with median pay of $59,592, Campus Police Officer Salaries with median pay of $73,076.

What are total pay estimates for a Police Officer at different companies in Chicago, IL Area?

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Chicago Police Department
3.2
Police Officer78 salaries

$92,909

 / yr
Chicago
3.2
Police Officer38 salaries

$89,697

 / yr

$82,250

 / yr
Metra
3.5
Police Officer4 salaries3 open jobs

$6,331

 / mo

$78,102

 / yr
Cook County Sheriff
2.6
Police Officer3 salaries

$84,105

 / yr
CPD
3.0
Police Officer3 salaries

$85,965

 / yr

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$80,642

 / yr

$71,123

 / yr

$81,992

 / yr

$97,987

 / yr

$88,304

 / yr

$96,443

 / yr

$81,565

 / yr

$100,251

 / yr

$75,690

 / yr
IDK
3.9
Police Officer1 salary1 open jobs

$5,686

 / mo

$96,415

 / yr
US Army
3.8
Police Officer1 salary2,565 open jobs

$88,007

 / yr
Aegis
3.4
Police Officer1 salary32 open jobs

$91,126

 / yr
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How does the Police officer salary in Chicago, IL compare to the national average salary in US for the same job?

The average salary for a Police officer in US is $61,935 per year based on 4,872 salary contributions, which is 32.09% less than the salary for a Police officer in Chicago, IL. The cost of living and the local demand for the work are among the factors affecting wages. The top 3 companies in US where a Police officer gets the highest compensation are Central Intelligence Agency, City of Los Angeles and National Guard Bureau. Bigger companies typically pay 4.92% less than smaller companies for a Police officer.

Recent police officer Salaries in Chicago, IL

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Police Officer

Chicago, IL

 | 15+ years

$60,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Police Officer

Chicago, IL

 | 10-14 years

$95,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Police Officer

Chicago, IL

 | 15+ years

$98,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Police Officer

Chicago, IL

 | <1 year

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Police Officer

Chicago, IL

 | 7-9 years

$87,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Police Officer

Chicago, IL

 | 1-3 years

$85,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Police Officer

Chicago, IL

 | 15+ years

$103,500

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Law Enforcement Officer

Chicago, IL

 | 1-3 years

$70,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Police Officer

Chicago, IL

 | <1 year

$29

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

<1 year
2 days ago

Police Officer pay FAQ in Chicago, IL Area

The average salary for a Police Officer is $55,914 per year in Chicago, IL Area. Salaries estimates are based on 7403 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Police Officer employees in Chicago, IL Area.

The highest salary for a Police Officer in Chicago, IL Area is $92,991 per year.

The lowest salary for a Police Officer in Chicago, IL Area is $33,620 per year.

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