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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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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
Chicago
Doctorate
31,683
Normal
Doctorate
20,635
Chicago
Masters
17,364
Chicago
Doctorate
17,007
Joliet
Associates
14,726
Edwardsville
Doctorate
13,281
Carbondale
Doctorate
12,817
River Grove
Associates
10,529
Chicago
Associates
9,777
Belleville
Associates
8,841
Schaumburg
Masters
8,777
Chicago
Associates
8,643
Macomb
Doctorate
8,502
Chicago
Masters
8,103
Chicago
Associates
7,673
Charleston
Masters
7,526
Chicago
Associates
6,942
Romeoville
Doctorate
6,440
River Forest
Doctorate
6,005
Aurora
Doctorate
6,005
Chicago
Doctorate
5,992
Peoria
Doctorate
5,882
Normal
Associates
5,063
Lisle
Doctorate
4,940
University Park
Doctorate
4,857
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,655
Springfield
Doctorate
4,575
Chicago
Doctorate
4,329
South Holland
Associates
4,232
Joliet
Doctorate
3,927
Chicago
Masters
3,667
Elmhurst
Masters
3,426
Malta
Associates
3,307
Centralia
Associates
3,164
Chicago
Associates
3,136
River Forest
Doctorate
2,990
Chicago
Doctorate
2,964
Chicago
Doctorate
2,900
Chicago
Associates
2,663
Decatur
Doctorate
2,094
Freeport
Associates
1,596
Chicago
Doctorate
1,396
Elgin
Doctorate
1,256
Greenville
Masters
1,132
Palos Heights
Masters
1,131
Olney
Associates
1,112
Quincy
Masters
1,086
Lincoln
Bachelors
968
Carlinville
Bachelors
566
Jacksonville
Bachelors
548
Chicago
Associates
295
Schaumburg
Masters
54

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.

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Carbondale-Marion300 $54,720
Springfield530 $65,730
Bloomington330 $75,330
Champaign-Urbana300 N/A
Danville240 $51,470
Decatur230 $65,910
Kankakee290 $65,600
Peoria620 $57,880
Rockford450 $67,340

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