Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
100,200 0.6 % $42.50 $88,400 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $24.22 $31.19 $40.79 $51.76 $64.81
Annual Wage (2) $50,370 $64,870 $84,840 $107,660 $134,810


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 (OES Designation) 78,310 1.46 $41.27 $85,830
State Government (OES Designation) 12,200 0.56 $44.22 $91,970
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,280 0.31 $57.47 $119,540
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,640 0.09 $36.80 $76,540
Junior Colleges 350 0.05 $37.04 $77,050

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 (OES Designation) 78,310 1.46 $41.27 $85,830
State Government (OES Designation) 12,200 0.56 $44.22 $91,970
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,280 0.31 $57.47 $119,540
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,640 0.09 $36.80 $76,540
Junior Colleges 350 0.05 $37.04 $77,050

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) 6,280 0.31 $57.47 $119,540
State Government (OES Designation) 12,200 0.56 $44.22 $91,970
Local Government (OES Designation) 78,310 1.46 $41.27 $85,830
Postal Service 190 0.03 $41.04 $85,370
Elementary and Secondary Schools 130 (7) $38.81 $80,730


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 12,160 1.34 1.87 $51.27 $106,640
Illinois 6,430 1.09 1.53 $46.51 $96,740
Massachusetts 4,040 1.17 1.64 $45.72 $95,100
Florida 3,930 0.48 0.67 $44.55 $92,660
Tennessee 3,860 1.33 1.87 $29.16 $60,660




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)
Oklahoma 2,500 1.57 2.20 $34.17 $71,070
Maryland 3,710 1.41 1.97 $43.22 $89,910
New York 12,160 1.34 1.87 $51.27 $106,640
Tennessee 3,860 1.33 1.87 $29.16 $60,660
Rhode Island 620 1.31 1.83 $39.79 $82,760




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California (8) (8) (8) $65.50 $136,240
New Jersey 3,200 0.81 1.13 $61.54 $128,000
New York 12,160 1.34 1.87 $51.27 $106,640
Alaska 300 0.93 1.31 $50.99 $106,060
Nevada 860 0.68 0.95 $49.90 $103,780





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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 9,510 1.44 2.02 $53.48 $111,240
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,940 1.08 1.52 $50.34 $104,710
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,800 1.13 1.58 $55.82 $116,110
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,170 1.61 2.26 $41.82 $86,980
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,960 0.77 1.08 $33.87 $70,440
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 1,840 1.02 1.43 $49.61 $103,200
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,760 0.91 1.27 $44.11 $91,750
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,240 0.65 0.91 $44.56 $92,680
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,180 1.33 1.86 $41.94 $87,240
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 1,150 0.89 1.25 $70.43 $146,500