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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
121,340 0.5 % $45.65 $94,950 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $25.15 $32.77 $43.79 $57.20 $70.47
Annual Wage (2) $52,320 $68,170 $91,090 $118,970 $146,580


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, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 97,490 1.76 $44.57 $92,710
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 13,180 0.61 $48.30 $100,470
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 5,980 0.30 $61.89 $128,720
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,320 0.11 $39.98 $83,160
Junior Colleges 620 0.09 $39.33 $81,810

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, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 97,490 1.76 $44.57 $92,710
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 13,180 0.61 $48.30 $100,470
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 5,980 0.30 $61.89 $128,720
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,320 0.11 $39.98 $83,160
Junior Colleges 620 0.09 $39.33 $81,810

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) 5,980 0.30 $61.89 $128,720
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 13,180 0.61 $48.30 $100,470
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 97,490 1.76 $44.57 $92,710
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 40 0.01 $43.42 $90,300
Postal Service (federal government) 170 0.03 $42.28 $87,930


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 13,230 1.39 1.68 $57.30 $119,180
Florida 8,150 0.93 1.12 $42.74 $88,900
Georgia 6,830 1.53 1.85 $32.34 $67,280
Texas 6,530 0.53 0.64 $42.60 $88,600
Illinois 5,730 0.95 1.15 $51.82 $107,790




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)
District of Columbia 1,240 1.71 2.07 $58.25 $121,150
Rhode Island 790 1.63 1.97 $41.67 $86,660
Georgia 6,830 1.53 1.85 $32.34 $67,280
Oklahoma 2,340 1.45 1.75 $36.28 $75,450
Maryland 3,860 1.43 1.73 $48.29 $100,440




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 4,930 0.28 0.34 $76.02 $158,120
New Jersey 5,330 1.30 1.58 $65.24 $135,700
District of Columbia 1,240 1.71 2.07 $58.25 $121,150
New York 13,230 1.39 1.68 $57.30 $119,180
Alaska 310 0.96 1.17 $55.74 $115,930





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 14,430 1.49 1.81 $62.23 $129,440
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,370 0.93 1.13 $53.80 $111,910
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,610 1.32 1.59 $35.34 $73,510
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,440 1.23 1.49 $51.15 $106,380
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3,350 1.05 1.27 $56.83 $118,200
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,650 1.00 1.21 $51.55 $107,230
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,410 0.84 1.01 $50.46 $104,960
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,330 1.70 2.05 $48.38 $100,630
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,980 0.32 0.38 $80.17 $166,740
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,880 0.88 1.07 $49.21 $102,350