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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kankakee, Danville and Peoria
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Decatur, Rockford and Bloomington
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Peoria and Springfield

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago, Kankakee and Rockford

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More Illinois Police Patrol Officers Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Aurora
Doctorate
3,946
Moline
Associate
6,311
Carlinville
Bachelor
617
Peoria
Doctorate
6,053
Galesburg
Associate
2,693
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
6,810
Chicago
Associate
8,633
Chicago
Associate
11,354
Chicago
Associate
6,140
Chicago
Associate
4,078
Chicago
Associate
9,679
Chicago
Associate
10,993
Glen Ellyn
Associate
25,768
Grayslake
Associate
16,010
River Forest
Doctorate
4,126
Danville
Associate
2,832
River Forest
Masters
3,338
Elgin
Associate
9,613
University Park
Doctorate
5,692
Greenville
Masters
1,528
Palatine
Associate
15,156
Normal
Associate
4,827
East Peoria
Associate
11,804
Olney
Associate
1,610
Normal
Doctorate
20,274
Oglesby
Associate
4,103
Carterville
Associate
7,559
Joliet
Associate
13,149
Elgin
Masters
1,236
Kankakee
Associate
3,591
Centralia
Associate
5,041
Malta
Associate
4,466
Romeoville
Doctorate
5,347
Godfrey
Associate
7,875
Lincoln
Bachelor
1,266
Springfield
Associate
6,655
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
15,545
Jacksonville
Bachelor
648
Crystal Lake
Associate
5,274
Decatur
Masters
2,376
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Cicero
Associate
5,057
Chicago
Masters
12,814
Des Plaines
Associate
10,805
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,636
Champaign
Associate
9,407
Chicago Heights
Associate
5,507
Quincy
Masters
1,323
Ina
Associate
4,821
Decatur
Associate
3,274
Rockford
Associate
7,923
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Chicago
Masters
5,675
Dixon
Associate
2,700
Ullin
Associate
2,176
South Holland
Associate
6,260
Harrisburg
Associate
2,606
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
Edwardsville
Masters & First Professional
13,398
Belleville
Associate
13,713
Chicago
Associate
250
River Grove
Associate
15,658
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
25,747
Springfield
Doctorate
4,855
Sugar Grove
Associate
8,731
Macomb
Doctorate
13,331

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Police Patrol Officers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Police Patrol Officers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bloomington 310 $66,100
Carbondale 400 $42,640
Marion 400 $42,640
Champaign 610 $73,210
Urbana 610 $73,210
Danville 220 $47,570
Decatur 240 $65,030
Peoria 560 $57,110
Rockford 560 $62,470
Kankakee 210 $69,250
Springfield 440 $67,950

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