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Commanding Officer Homicide Squad Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$93,517 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Commanding Officer Homicide Squad is $93,517 a year and $45 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Commanding Officer Homicide Squad is between $66,120 and $115,876. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Coordinates activities of detectives investigating homicide cases for clues and evidence leading to arrest and conviction of guilty parties: proceeds to scene of crime and takes charge of investigation.
  • Orders detention of persons in vicinity of crime for questioning.
  • Directs photographing position of body and other evidence.
  • Directs detectives, homicide squad in search for clues at crime scene.
  • Questions witnesses and suspects.
  • Prepares and submits report on crime to superior.
  • May assign subordinates to specific cases.
  • May evaluate and prepare work performance reports on subordinates.
  • May be designated according to rank as homicide-squad captain; homicide-squad lieutenant; homicide-squad sergeant.
Commanding Officer Homicide Squad Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Job family population: 104,860

Estimated population of Commanding Officer Homicide Squad jobs: 4,732

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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