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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
116,660 0.5 % $44.76 $93,100 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $24.71 $32.18 $42.80 $55.91 $69.32
Annual Wage (2) $51,390 $66,920 $89,030 $116,300 $144,190


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) 93,540 1.71 $43.61 $90,710
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 12,730 0.58 $47.17 $98,110
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 5,960 0.30 $61.87 $128,680
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,170 0.10 $38.89 $80,890
Junior Colleges 550 0.08 $39.47 $82,100

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) 93,540 1.71 $43.61 $90,710
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 12,730 0.58 $47.17 $98,110
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 5,960 0.30 $61.87 $128,680
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,170 0.10 $38.89 $80,890
Junior Colleges 550 0.08 $39.47 $82,100

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) 5,960 0.30 $61.87 $128,680
Support Activities for Air Transportation (8) (8) $52.50 $109,190
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 12,730 0.58 $47.17 $98,110
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 93,540 1.71 $43.61 $90,710
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 30 0.01 $43.41 $90,290


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 12,650 1.35 1.67 $55.74 $115,940
Florida 6,840 0.79 0.99 $42.23 $87,850
Texas 6,400 0.53 0.66 $42.23 $87,840
Illinois 6,000 1.00 1.24 $50.47 $104,990
Georgia 5,840 1.33 1.65 $32.06 $66,680




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 1,250 1.75 2.17 $56.62 $117,770
Rhode Island 770 1.60 1.98 $40.30 $83,830
Maryland 4,080 1.52 1.89 $45.10 $93,820
Oklahoma 2,350 1.47 1.83 $35.02 $72,830
Arkansas 1,760 1.45 1.80 $26.59 $55,310




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 4,950 0.29 0.36 $74.24 $154,430
New Jersey 5,650 1.40 1.73 $62.74 $130,490
District of Columbia 1,250 1.75 2.17 $56.62 $117,770
New York 12,650 1.35 1.67 $55.74 $115,940
Alaska 300 0.94 1.17 $54.28 $112,910





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 14,270 1.50 1.86 $60.17 $125,160
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,510 0.97 1.21 $52.11 $108,380
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,420 1.24 1.54 $49.67 $103,310
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,360 1.25 1.55 $33.96 $70,630
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3,320 1.06 1.31 $55.48 $115,400
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,520 1.84 2.28 $44.61 $92,800
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,280 0.80 0.99 $48.56 $101,010
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,260 0.87 1.08 $50.47 $104,970
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,910 0.93 1.15 $47.05 $97,850
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,900 0.31 0.38 $79.20 $164,730