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Squad Leader Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$91,437 (USD)

Average Salary

$44/hr

Average Hourly

$3,767

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Squad Leader is $91,437 a year and $44 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Squad Leader is between $64,742 and $113,299. 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

Description:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of one or more squad units in law enforcement activities of patrol and criminal division of county sheriff's department.
  • Reviews duty log of previous shift.
  • Assigns units to posts based on activities of log or on order of deputy sheriff, chief.
  • Tours patrol areas to ensure execution of orders and adherence to divisional work procedures.
  • Inspects uniform appearance of officers and checks patrol vehicles for conformity to standards.
  • Directs squad activities in cases of civil unrest or emergency to coordinate deployment of human resources and weapons, first aid units, sniper-suppression teams, search-rescue units, and mounted forces.
  • Consults with state and local law enforcement agencies to provide or obtain information.
  • Prepares reports about patrol activities, squad efficiency, discipline, and personnel evaluation and submits reports to superior.
  • Prepares shift schedules and human resource projections.
  • Conducts hearings in cases of misconduct of subordinates.
  • Evaluates reports on undercover operations, determines priority, and assigns personnel to cases.
  • Supervises officers in obtaining court orders and oversees procedures involved with arrests, fingerprinting, and filing of charges.
  • Trains officers in police techniques.
  • Assists subordinates in operations, such as surveillance, raids, and arrests.
  • May speak before civic groups on law enforcement topics.
  • May act as receiving officer for division when accepting delivery of equipment and supplies.
  • May act as extradition officer for division.
  • May perform duties of absent de.
Squad Leader Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Job family population: 104,860

Estimated population of Squad Leader jobs: 3,557

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$106,000
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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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