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Special Agent in Charge Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$62,834 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Special Agent in Charge is $62,834 a year and $30 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Special Agent in Charge is between $45,577 and $77,155. 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 security staff to protect railroad passengers, employees, and property.
  • Plans and implements programs to protect railroad passengers, employees, and property.
  • Directs investigation of crimes on railroad property, freight theft claims, or suspicious damage and loss of passenger's valuables.
  • Directs security activities at derailments and fires, floods and strikes involving railroad property or responsibility.
  • Heads investigations and implements programs related to fire prevention and inspections, grade crossing accident prevention, and other special safety and prevention measures.
  • Directs security training of new employees.
Special Agent in Charge Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Transit and Railroad Police

Job family population: 5,520

Estimated population of Special Agent in Charge jobs: 1,031

Rate of error: 7.1%

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 2,716,450 (2017), 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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