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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: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Chicago
Doctorate
29,120
Glen Ellyn
Associates
26,901
Normal
Doctorate
21,039
Chicago
Masters
19,340
Chicago
Doctorate
16,422
Carbondale
Doctorate
15,987
Joliet
Associates
15,383
Palos Hills
Associates
15,021
Grayslake
Associates
14,768
Edwardsville
Doctorate
14,142
Palatine
Associates
14,142
River Grove
Associates
11,386
Macomb
Doctorate
10,373
Chicago
Associates
10,155
Schaumburg
Masters
10,091
Sugar Grove
Associates
10,081
Elgin
Associates
9,918
Chicago
Masters
9,538
Belleville
Associates
9,515
Des Plaines
Associates
9,443
East Peoria
Associates
9,290
Chicago
Associates
8,998
Chicago
Associates
8,486
Rockford
Associates
7,699
Champaign
Associates
7,569
Chicago
Associates
7,407
Godfrey
Associates
7,272
Romeoville
Doctorate
6,544
Crystal Lake
Associates
6,371
Lisle
Doctorate
5,892
University Park
Doctorate
5,819
Springfield
Associates
5,744
Aurora
Doctorate
5,643
Moline
Associates
5,613
River Forest
Doctorate
5,603
Peoria
Doctorate
5,598
Springfield
Doctorate
5,428
Normal
Associates
5,282
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,907
Chicago
Doctorate
4,700
Chicago
Doctorate
4,515
Chicago Heights
Associates
4,484
Carterville
Associates
4,424
Cicero
Associates
4,397
Chicago
Masters
3,896
Joliet
Doctorate
3,864
Malta
Associates
3,775
South Holland
Associates
3,703
Centralia
Associates
3,665
Chicago
Doctorate
3,578
River Forest
Doctorate
3,522
Chicago
Associates
3,472
Elmhurst
Masters
3,403
Oglesby
Associates
3,206
Kankakee
Associates
3,078
Chicago
Doctorate
3,043
Chicago
Associates
2,979
Decatur
Associates
2,839
Danville
Associates
2,666
Ina
Associates
2,489
Decatur
Doctorate
2,055
Quincy
Associates
1,968
Galesburg
Associates
1,927
Dixon
Associates
1,892
Ullin
Associates
1,824
Harrisburg
Associates
1,820
Rockford
Bachelors
1,576
Quincy
Masters
1,328
Elgin
Doctorate
1,298
Palos Heights
Masters
1,286
Greenville
Masters
1,211
Olney
Associates
1,198
Chicago
Doctorate
1,099
Lincoln
Bachelors
1,069
Bridgeview
Associates
684
Chicago
Doctorate
624
Carlinville
Bachelors
596
Jacksonville
Bachelors
552
Schaumburg
Masters
323
Chicago
Associates
262
Schaumburg
Doctorate
222
Chicago
Associates
218

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.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Kankakee270 $65,940
Peoria570 $56,090
Rockford450 $65,450
Springfield530 $65,140
Carbondale-Marion320 $50,900
Champaign-Urbana270 $
Danville260 $50,490
Decatur210 $67,440
Bloomington330 $70,570

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