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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

33-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.


National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
122,310 0.5 % $ 46.72 $ 97,180 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 25.29 $ 33.19 $ 44.70 $ 58.61 $ 73.12
Annual Wage (2) $ 52,610 $ 69,030 $ 92,970 $ 121,910 $ 152,090


Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 97,840 1.81 $ 45.42 $ 94,470
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 13,700 0.62 $ 49.75 $ 103,490
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 5,960 0.29 $ 65.92 $ 137,120
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,390 0.11 $ 40.60 $ 84,450
Junior Colleges 580 0.08 $ 41.14 $ 85,580

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 97,840 1.81 $ 45.42 $ 94,470
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 13,700 0.62 $ 49.75 $ 103,490
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 5,960 0.29 $ 65.92 $ 137,120
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,390 0.11 $ 40.60 $ 84,450
Junior Colleges 580 0.08 $ 41.14 $ 85,580

Top paying industries for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 5,960 0.29 $ 65.92 $ 137,120
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 13,700 0.62 $ 49.75 $ 103,490
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 40 0.01 $ 46.11 $ 95,910
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 97,840 1.81 $ 45.42 $ 94,470
Postal Service (federal government) 170 0.03 $ 43.20 $ 89,860


Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 13,310 1.53 1.74 $ 59.06 $ 122,840
Florida 8,710 1.03 1.17 $ 42.72 $ 88,850
Georgia 8,410 1.95 2.22 $ 32.03 $ 66,630
Texas 6,800 0.56 0.64 $ 44.53 $ 92,620
Illinois 5,640 1.00 1.14 $ 54.03 $ 112,380




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Georgia 8,410 1.95 2.22 $ 32.03 $ 66,630
District of Columbia 1,250 1.81 2.06 $ 61.39 $ 127,690
Maryland 4,390 1.74 1.98 $ 49.51 $ 102,980
Rhode Island 700 1.58 1.80 $ 42.62 $ 88,640
New York 13,310 1.53 1.74 $ 59.06 $ 122,840




Top paying states for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 5,040 0.31 0.35 $ 77.52 $ 161,250
New Jersey 4,250 1.12 1.28 $ 68.21 $ 141,880
District of Columbia 1,250 1.81 2.06 $ 61.39 $ 127,690
Alaska 290 0.98 1.11 $ 61.35 $ 127,600
New York 13,310 1.53 1.74 $ 59.06 $ 122,840





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 13,610 1.54 1.75 $ 64.36 $ 133,880
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,250 0.97 1.11 $ 56.75 $ 118,040
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,040 1.53 1.74 $ 36.54 $ 76,000
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3,530 1.17 1.33 $ 58.37 $ 121,420
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,500 1.35 1.53 $ 54.28 $ 112,900
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,670 1.07 1.21 $ 52.61 $ 109,440
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,540 1.97 2.24 $ 49.82 $ 103,630
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,440 0.91 1.03 $ 51.78 $ 107,700
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,070 0.36 0.40 $ 82.14 $ 170,850
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,770 0.84 0.95 $ 51.58 $ 107,280




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Punta Gorda, FL 190 3.99 4.54 $ 33.39 $ 69,460
Albany, GA 220 3.75 4.26 $ 24.70 $ 51,370
Columbus, GA-AL 400 3.59 4.08 $ 28.06 $ 58,360
Hinesville, GA 60 3.36 3.82 $ 31.99 $ 66,530
Brunswick, GA 120 2.94 3.35 $ 45.41 $ 94,460
Savannah, GA 500 2.94 3.34 $ 32.43 $ 67,450
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 630 2.85 3.24 $ 25.12 $ 52,250
California-Lexington Park, MD 120 2.59 2.94 $ 45.54 $ 94,730
Topeka, KS 270 2.55 2.90 $ 38.75 $ 80,600
New Bern, NC 100 2.51 2.85 $ 37.26 $ 77,500