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Police Chief Salary
in Idaho, United States

$109,685 (USD)

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Last updated: February 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Police Chief is $109,685 a year and $53 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Police Chief is between $76,212 and $136,468. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Police Chief. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Directs and coordinates activities of governmental police department in accordance with authority delegated by board of police.
  • Promulgates rules and regulations for department as delegated by regulating code.
  • Coordinates and administers daily police activities through subordinates.
  • Directs activities of personnel engaged in preparing budget proposals, maintaining police records, and recruiting staff.
  • Approves police budget and negotiates with municipal officials for appropriation of funds.
  • Coordinates internal investigation of members of department for alleged wrong doing.
  • Suspends or demotes members of force for infractions of rules or inefficiency.
  • May command force during emergencies, such as fires and riots.
  • May make inspection visits to precincts.
  • May address various groups to inform public of goals and operations of department.
  • May prepare requests for government agencies to obtain funds for special operations or for purchasing equipment for department.
  • In smaller communities, may assist one or more subordinates in investigation or apprehension of offenders.
  • In communities having no board of police, may be designated police commissioner ii.
Police Chief Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Job family population: 104,860

Estimated population of Police Chief jobs: 599

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Police Chief Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Police Officer
Feb 12
Twin Falls, United States
City of Twin Falls
Police Officer or Police Officer Recruit EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon Selection EXPECTED STARTING BI-WEEKLY SALARY: $1,960/$23.33 Certified Police Officer w/2 years' experience $1,594/$18.98 Police Officer ...
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