Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other

All protective service workers not listed separately.


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)
120,270 1.7 % $15.72 $32,690 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.01 $10.38 $13.77 $18.68 $25.98
Annual Wage (2) $18,740 $21,580 $28,650 $38,850 $54,040


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)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 35,840 0.43 $12.90 $26,830
School and Employee Bus Transportation 20,150 9.50 $12.83 $26,690
Local Government (OES Designation) 17,620 0.33 $18.81 $39,130
State Government (OES Designation) 7,130 0.32 $18.79 $39,080
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 4,350 0.22 $22.38 $46,540

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
School and Employee Bus Transportation 20,150 9.50 $12.83 $26,690
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 1,310 1.33 $11.32 $23,540
Educational Support Services 1,760 1.07 $13.12 $27,300
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 140 0.79 $20.62 $42,890
Spectator Sports 630 0.46 $26.33 $54,770

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Personal Services 90 0.03 $42.17 $87,720
Scientific Research and Development Services 240 0.04 $36.88 $76,720
Postal Service 180 0.03 $36.87 $76,690
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing (8) (8) $35.61 $74,070
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 30 0.01 $27.18 $56,530


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)
California 18,440 1.19 1.36 $18.10 $37,660
New York 15,700 1.75 2.00 $13.64 $28,380
Texas 7,200 0.62 0.71 $12.27 $25,530
Florida 7,200 0.91 1.04 $16.93 $35,210
New Jersey 6,310 1.62 1.85 $12.90 $26,830



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)
Rhode Island 1,400 2.96 3.40 $14.03 $29,190
Wyoming 730 2.58 2.96 $17.25 $35,890
Alaska 740 2.26 2.59 $18.97 $39,460
District of Columbia 1,400 2.07 2.37 $20.10 $41,810
New York 15,700 1.75 2.00 $13.64 $28,380



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Dakota 200 0.44 0.50 $22.74 $47,300
Nevada 1,570 1.27 1.46 $22.30 $46,390
New Mexico 1,270 1.59 1.82 $21.55 $44,820
District of Columbia 1,400 2.07 2.37 $20.10 $41,810
Minnesota 2,110 0.76 0.87 $19.93 $41,450




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 10,480 1.62 1.86 $13.32 $27,700
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,730 1.15 1.32 $18.87 $39,250
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,950 1.22 1.40 $19.96 $41,510
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 2,780 2.18 2.50 $16.29 $33,890
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,440 1.86 2.13 $15.82 $32,920
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 2,380 0.67 0.76 $14.09 $29,310
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,930 1.03 1.18 $14.50 $30,160
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 1,600 1.39 1.59 $13.33 $27,720
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,590 0.85 0.97 $21.19 $44,070
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,580 0.54 0.62 $11.93 $24,800