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Deputy Sheriff Chief Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$92,176 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Deputy Sheriff Chief is $92,176 a year and $44 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Deputy Sheriff Chief is between $65,172 and $114,215. 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

  • Directs and coordinates activities of county Sheriff's Department.
  • Schedules work assignments and deployment of human resources in patrol division and transmits orders to subordinate officers for execution.
  • Supervises investigations of narcotics traffic and auto theft, evaluates progress with investigators, and plans actions, such as raids, surveillance, or arrests.
  • Issues funds to undercover operatives to buy information or contraband.
  • Advises subordinates of procedures required to secure search and bench warrants.
  • Reviews available evidence for suitability and consults with District Attorney in preparation of grand jury cases.
  • Develops departmental procedures to serve as guidelines for proper conduct of patrol division activities, based on legal information and previous law enforcement experience.
  • Monitors effectiveness of procedures through follow-up with patrol officers.
  • Reviews daily patrol activity log prepared by subordinates.
  • Conducts meetings of patrol officers to evaluate operations and efficiency of squad members.
  • Investigates civilian complaints against division members and determines action to be taken based on evidence secured.
  • Disciplines division members for violation of intradepartmental rules and regulations.
  • Resolves personnel problems of division members or refers problems to supervisor if no solution is found.
  • Inspects firearms in division armory to ensure operational readiness.
  • Collects and analyzes data on division activities.
  • Prepares regular and supplemental budgets for division and submits to superior.
  • Requisitions equipment and services for division.
Deputy Sheriff Chief Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Job family population: 104,860

Estimated population of Deputy Sheriff Chief jobs: 3,617

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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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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