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Desk Officer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$64,684 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Desk Officer is $64,684 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Desk Officer is between $46,853 and $79,492. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Desk Officer. 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

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of personnel assigned to police precinct station: assumes responsibility for safekeeping of money and valuables taken from prisoners, lost or stolen articles, and property held as evidence.
  • Supervises work of police officer ii or police officer i who search suspects.
  • Supervises telephone operator engaged in sending and receiving police communication by telephone and radio systems.
  • Receives notification and informs commanding officer of calls and orders received over police communication systems.
  • Records information, such as name of arresting officer and prisoner's name, address, and charge, to complete precinct activity reports for commanding officer.
  • Commands subordinate officers and subordinate personnel on assigned duty and assumes responsibility for efficiency and discipline of workers under command.
  • Assumes command of station house in absence of commanding officer.
  • May make inspection tour of police beats in precinct area traffic lieutenant.
  • May supervise and coordinate activities of police clerical staff secretary of police.
  • May be designated according to rank as desk captain; desk lieutenant; desk sergeant.
Desk Officer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

Job family population: 662,390

Estimated population of Desk Officer jobs: 28,523

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Desk Officer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Unarmed Security Officer
Mar 11
Itasca, IL, USA
Security Partners International
Responsibilities and Duties Desk Officer Duties: Answering phones Dispatching mobile units Greet and assist visitors/guests Monitor cameras/alarm systems Check individual credentials Notify emergency ...
Chief Technology Officer, (Senior Managing Director)
May 9
Chicago, IL, USA
Mesirow Financial
The Position The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) will provide the vision and strategic leadership to ... desk etc...This individual will be recognized as a leader and technology subject matter expert ...
Mortgage Loan Officer Assistant
May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
StaffLINK Consulting
Attends all functions with Loan Officer when required. * Complete LPII checklist on all files and ... office environment at a desk using a computer, phone, fax and copy machine. This person may ...
Security Officer
May 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Emerald Security
We are seeking a Security Officer to become an integral part of our team. The selected individual will patrol and secure assigned premises as well as identify risks to staff and patrons.
Associate Security Officer
May 9
SecStaffing Pro
A security officer is tasked with maintaining a safe and secure environment in his/her jurisdiction. He/she must be expert in detecting suspicious behavior and handling any criminal activity.
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