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Harbor Police Captain Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$92,306 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Harbor Police Captain is $92,306 a year and $44 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Harbor Police Captain is between $65,264 and $114,377. 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 crew patrolling municipal harbor to detect and apprehend criminals and render assistance to persons in distress: directs navigation of power launch.
  • Assigns stations and duties to crew as required by occurrences during patrol.
  • Rescues drowning victims, recovers bodies, and attempts to prevent sinking of ships in distress.
  • Cooperates with federal or other law enforcement officers in detection and apprehension of criminals, such as smugglers and illegal entrants.
  • Investigates suspicious vessels and establishments in harbor area.
  • Reports navigation hazards, faulty navigation aids, and fires or marine accidents to authorities concerned.
  • Receives orders from and reports activities to police chief or harbor master, using radio or telephone.
  • Inspects appearance and condition of vessel and crew for conformity with departmental standards.
  • Maintains log of activities and fuel or other supplies consumed.
  • Requisitions provisions and fuel.
  • May participate in firefighting activities in dock area.
  • May train crewmembers to rescue drowning victims, recover bodies, and prevent sinking of ships in distress.
  • May be designated according to rank as harbor-police captain; harbor-police lieutenant.
Harbor Police Captain Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Job family population: 104,860

Estimated population of Harbor Police Captain jobs: 6,107

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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