Police Chief Jobs in Illinois

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University of Chicago - Chicago, IL
Experience: Prior supervisory experience in a law enforcement or public safety environment. Campus law enforcement experience....
1 day ago
The City of Nokomis - Nokomis, IL
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5 days ago
City of Nokomis - Nokomis, IL
The City of Nokomis is currently hiring for Chief of Police. Includes Paid Holidays, Full Benefits, Pay is negotiable. recblid 8qdapzkh39g0i1ala4cbaa967o5wmm
28 days ago
City of Champaign - Champaign, IL
The new Police Chief will be expected to proactively engage and collaborate with the public, Police Department staff, the City Council, and other City Departments; coordinate with other law enforcement...
60+ days ago
University of Chicago - Chicago, IL
Experience: Prior supervisory experience in a law enforcement or public safety environment. Campus law enforcement experience....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Illinois

Moving to Illinois? Find some basic demographic data about Illinois below.


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Salary for Police Chief Jobs in Illinois

This is the average annual salary for Police Chief jobs in Illinois as reported by the BLS.

$108,140

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Chief positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Chiefs in Illinois offer the following education background
  • Master's Degree (33.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (10.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.9%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (7.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (5.8%)
  • Some College (2.2%)
  • Some High School (0.3%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Chiefs in Illinois
  • None (36.7%)
  • 4-6 years (12.9%)
  • 2-4 years (11.1%)
  • 10+ years (9.7%)
  • 8-10 years (9.0%)
  • 1-2 years (8.8%)
  • 6-8 years (6.9%)
  • Less than 1 year (4.9%)

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