Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

33-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
100,370 0.6 % $41.26 $85,810 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $23.52 $30.31 $39.47 $49.91 $63.25
Annual Wage (2) $48,930 $63,050 $82,090 $103,810 $131,570


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 78,050 1.46 $40.08 $83,370
State Government (OES Designation) 12,910 0.59 $42.20 $87,770
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,340 0.32 $56.65 $117,830
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,450 0.08 $34.91 $72,610
Postal Service 180 0.03 $40.96 $85,200

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 78,050 1.46 $40.08 $83,370
State Government (OES Designation) 12,910 0.59 $42.20 $87,770
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,340 0.32 $56.65 $117,830
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,450 0.08 $34.91 $72,610
Postal Service 180 0.03 $40.96 $85,200

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,340 0.32 $56.65 $117,830
State Government (OES Designation) 12,910 0.59 $42.20 $87,770
Postal Service 180 0.03 $40.96 $85,200
Local Government (OES Designation) 78,050 1.46 $40.08 $83,370
Junior Colleges (8) (8) $36.11 $75,100


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 12,150 1.35 1.86 $49.60 $103,160
Illinois 6,030 1.03 1.41 $47.51 $98,820
Massachusetts 4,300 1.26 1.74 $45.28 $94,190
Florida 4,060 0.51 0.70 $44.09 $91,700
Georgia 3,860 0.94 1.29 $29.41 $61,180



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oklahoma 2,330 1.46 2.00 $33.79 $70,280
Maryland 3,590 1.38 1.90 $43.44 $90,360
New York 12,150 1.35 1.86 $49.60 $103,160
Rhode Island 600 1.27 1.74 $38.41 $79,900
Massachusetts 4,300 1.26 1.74 $45.28 $94,190



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California (8) (8) (8) $63.58 $132,240
New Jersey 2,590 0.66 0.91 $61.14 $127,160
New York 12,150 1.35 1.86 $49.60 $103,160
Alaska 310 0.95 1.30 $49.48 $102,910
Nevada 810 0.66 0.91 $49.35 $102,660




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 9,050 1.40 1.92 $51.92 $107,990
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,790 1.06 1.46 $50.28 $104,580
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,810 1.16 1.60 $54.65 $113,670
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 2,090 1.19 1.63 $48.07 $99,980
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,090 1.59 2.18 $42.89 $89,210
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,780 0.72 0.98 $32.95 $68,530
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,720 0.92 1.26 $42.98 $89,390
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,360 0.72 0.99 $43.27 $90,000
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,190 1.35 1.86 $40.59 $84,440
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 1,180 0.92 1.27 $68.73 $142,960