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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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)
128,230 0.6 % $ 47.48 $ 98,760 0.3 %

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

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 24.90 $ 32.31 $ 47.76 $ 61.07 $ 76.85
Annual Wage (2) $ 51,790 $ 67,210 $ 99,330 $ 127,020 $ 159,850


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) 104,170 1.94 $ 46.37 $ 96,450
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 13,480 0.61 $ 50.19 $ 104,390
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 5,940 0.28 $ 66.65 $ 138,630
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,160 0.11 $ 40.18 $ 83,570
Elementary and Secondary Schools 520 0.01 $ 42.08 $ 87,530

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) 104,170 1.94 $ 46.37 $ 96,450
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 13,480 0.61 $ 50.19 $ 104,390
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 5,940 0.28 $ 66.65 $ 138,630
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,160 0.11 $ 40.18 $ 83,570
Junior Colleges 520 0.08 $ 39.01 $ 81,130

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) 5,940 0.28 $ 66.65 $ 138,630
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 13,480 0.61 $ 50.19 $ 104,390
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 104,170 1.94 $ 46.37 $ 96,450
Postal Service (federal government) 150 0.02 $ 44.92 $ 93,440
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 30 0.01 $ 42.23 $ 87,830


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.



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of police and detectives by state, May 2021


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 10,110 1.17 1.28 $ 60.35 $ 125,530
Florida 8,890 1.03 1.13 $ 45.53 $ 94,710
Georgia 8,160 1.86 2.05 $ 33.63 $ 69,950
California 7,410 0.45 0.49 $ 72.48 $ 150,760
Texas 7,330 0.60 0.66 $ 44.92 $ 93,430


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of police and detectives by state, May 2021


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 8,160 1.86 2.05 $ 33.63 $ 69,950
District of Columbia 1,230 1.86 2.04 $ 62.85 $ 130,720
Louisiana 3,110 1.73 1.91 $ 32.07 $ 66,710
Maryland 4,400 1.73 1.90 $ 52.83 $ 109,890
Tennessee 5,020 1.68 1.85 $ 31.42 $ 65,360


Map of annual mean wages of first-line supervisors of police and detectives by state, May 2021


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 7,410 0.45 0.49 $ 72.48 $ 150,760
New Jersey 4,180 1.09 1.19 $ 66.96 $ 139,280
District of Columbia 1,230 1.86 2.04 $ 62.85 $ 130,720
New York 10,110 1.17 1.28 $ 60.35 $ 125,530
Washington 2,370 0.74 0.81 $ 59.11 $ 122,960



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of police and detectives by area, May 2021


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 10,510 1.21 1.33 $ 65.90 $ 137,060
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,610 1.09 1.20 $ 60.71 $ 126,270
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4,200 1.43 1.57 $ 58.30 $ 121,260
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,930 1.52 1.67 $ 37.94 $ 78,920
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,520 1.36 1.50 $ 55.63 $ 115,720
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,420 0.60 0.66 $ 74.95 $ 155,890
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,720 1.11 1.22 $ 55.54 $ 115,520
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,520 0.95 1.04 $ 53.58 $ 111,440
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,170 1.73 1.90 $ 53.55 $ 111,390
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,750 0.49 0.53 $ 50.23 $ 104,490


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of police and detectives by area, May 2021


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)
Albany, GA 240 4.07 4.47 $ 26.78 $ 55,700
Brunswick, GA 150 3.68 4.04 $ 40.89 $ 85,060
Springfield, IL 340 3.56 3.91 $ 55.66 $ 115,770
Hinesville, GA 60 3.26 3.58 $ 33.10 $ 68,860
Columbus, GA-AL 360 3.20 3.51 $ 29.67 $ 61,720
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 650 2.93 3.22 $ 27.19 $ 56,560
Alexandria, LA 150 2.61 2.87 $ 29.30 $ 60,940
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 370 2.55 2.80 $ 35.23 $ 73,280
Hot Springs, AR 90 2.52 2.76 $ 29.89 $ 62,180
Macon, GA 230 2.48 2.72 $ 31.29 $ 65,080