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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
141,790 2.1 % $16.66 $34,650 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.87 $11.41 $14.77 $19.45 $26.03
Annual Wage (2) $20,530 $23,730 $30,720 $40,460 $54,130


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 50,190 0.59 $14.57 $30,300
School and Employee Bus Transportation 23,740 10.98 $14.22 $29,570
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 17,570 0.32 $19.69 $40,940
Educational Support Services 5,710 3.11 $18.81 $39,120
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 5,370 0.25 $20.68 $43,000

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 23,740 10.98 $14.22 $29,570
Educational Support Services 5,710 3.11 $18.81 $39,120
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 1,690 1.61 $13.31 $27,680
Elementary and Secondary Schools 50,190 0.59 $14.57 $30,300
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 17,570 0.32 $19.69 $40,940

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scientific Research and Development Services 370 0.05 $42.82 $89,080
Postal Service (federal government) 210 0.03 $37.02 $76,990
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 180 0.05 $35.04 $72,890
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 200 0.01 $33.64 $69,980
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 40 0.01 $30.13 $62,670


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 23,700 2.52 2.58 $15.10 $31,410
California 20,920 1.23 1.26 $19.15 $39,840
Texas 9,600 0.79 0.81 $13.01 $27,070
Pennsylvania 6,870 1.17 1.20 $14.04 $29,200
Florida 6,670 0.78 0.79 $16.53 $34,390




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 1,770 3.67 3.74 $15.96 $33,200
Wyoming 840 3.11 3.17 $17.96 $37,350
New York 23,700 2.52 2.58 $15.10 $31,410
Alaska 730 2.31 2.35 $20.27 $42,150
New Mexico 1,410 1.74 1.78 $22.74 $47,310




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 180 0.25 0.26 $26.06 $54,200
Virginia 2,970 0.77 0.79 $23.06 $47,960
New Mexico 1,410 1.74 1.78 $22.74 $47,310
Nevada 1,300 0.96 0.98 $21.42 $44,560
Oklahoma 590 0.37 0.38 $21.31 $44,330





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 20,740 2.18 2.23 $15.71 $32,670
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,510 1.23 1.25 $18.93 $39,380
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 5,350 1.15 1.18 $13.53 $28,140
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,010 1.41 1.44 $12.99 $27,010
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3,270 1.04 1.07 $24.57 $51,100
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,640 1.02 1.04 $16.45 $34,210
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,610 1.08 1.10 $23.74 $49,370
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,610 1.74 1.78 $16.70 $34,740
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,540 0.85 0.87 $11.67 $24,270
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2,530 1.28 1.30 $21.72 $45,170