Police Officer salary in Chicago, IL

Average salary
Based on 978 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Police Officers make?
The average total salary for a Police Officer is $86,000 per year. This is based on data from 978 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Police Officer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Police Officer salary can vary between $48,000 to $137,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Police Officer salary by location

Police Officer salary by company

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State Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
15 income tax records
$69K – $156K
City Of Evanston, Cook County, IL
14 income tax records
$61K – $123K
City Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
848 income tax records
$54K – $137K
Cook County, Cook County, IL
20 income tax records
$44K – $98K

Police Officer demographics in Chicago, IL

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66% are single
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34% are married
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36% have kids
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60% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Police Officers in Chicago, IL

978 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a police officer in Chicago, IL is $86,000 per year. Police officer salaries in Chicago, IL can vary between $48,000 to $137,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 978 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as police officer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for police officers near Chicago, IL: State of Illinois ($93,000 a year), City of Evanston ($87,000 a year), and City of Chicago ($86,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for police officers near Chicago, IL: North Aurora, IL ($99,000 a year), Geneva, IL ($97,500 a year), and Lake Zurich, IL ($97,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.