How much does a Sheriff/Police Chief make in Illinois? The average Sheriff/Police Chief salary in Illinois is $114,223 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $107,850 and $121,152. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $107,850 10% $102,048 90% $127,461 75% $121,152 $114,223 50%(Median)
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Sheriff/Police Chief enforces the law on a town, city, or county level. Responsibilities include police service planning, organizational development, personnel management, community policing, and community relations. Being a Sheriff/Police Chief may also be involved in administrative, financial/budgetary, and operations/labor relations tasks. Requires a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Additionally, Sheriff/Police Chief typically reports to an elected official. The Sheriff/Police Chief manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Sheriff/Police Chief typically requires at least 10 years of law enforcement experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)...View full job description

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Cicero, IL Avg. Salary $117,992 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Mount Prospect, IL Avg. Salary $117,592 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Abingdon, IL Avg. Salary $105,414 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Adair, IL Avg. Salary $106,760 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Addieville, IL Avg. Salary $108,617 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Addison, IL Avg. Salary $117,592 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Akin, IL Avg. Salary $104,454 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Albany, IL Avg. Salary $103,656 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Albers, IL Avg. Salary $108,617 Date Updated August 27, 2021
Location Albion, IL Avg. Salary $102,134 Date Updated August 27, 2021
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