Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
104,860 0.4 % $44.03 $91,590 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $24.61 $31.94 $42.26 $54.17 $67.46
Annual Wage (2) $51,200 $66,430 $87,910 $112,670 $140,320


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) 82,300 1.51 $42.85 $89,130
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 12,510 0.57 $45.95 $95,570
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,200 0.31 $59.44 $123,640
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,870 0.10 $38.06 $79,160
Junior Colleges 450 0.06 (8) (8)

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) 82,300 1.51 $42.85 $89,130
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 12,510 0.57 $45.95 $95,570
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,200 0.31 $59.44 $123,640
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,870 0.10 $38.06 $79,160
Junior Colleges 450 0.06 (8) (8)

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) 6,200 0.31 $59.44 $123,640
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 12,510 0.57 $45.95 $95,570
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 82,300 1.51 $42.85 $89,130
Postal Service (federal government) 180 0.03 $41.97 $87,300
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,870 0.10 $38.06 $79,160


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 12,000 1.30 1.77 $53.06 $110,370
Illinois 6,220 1.05 1.43 $48.67 $101,240
New Jersey 5,200 1.30 1.76 $60.79 $126,450
Florida 4,800 0.57 0.77 $43.26 $89,980
Massachusetts 4,290 1.22 1.65 $47.67 $99,140




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 1.59 2.16 $35.20 $73,210
Rhode Island 730 1.53 2.08 $40.10 $83,400
Maryland 3,880 1.46 1.98 $44.52 $92,600
Arkansas 1,630 1.36 1.85 $25.72 $53,500
Tennessee 3,880 1.33 1.81 $30.48 $63,390




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) $68.97 $143,450
New Jersey 5,200 1.30 1.76 $60.79 $126,450
District of Columbia (8) (8) (8) $58.67 $122,040
New York 12,000 1.30 1.77 $53.06 $110,370
Nevada 890 0.68 0.92 $50.95 $105,970



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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 10,400 1.55 2.11 $55.58 $115,600
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 4,000 1.09 1.49 $50.71 $105,490
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,480 1.82 2.47 $43.62 $90,740
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,190 0.84 1.14 $34.89 $72,580
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 1,910 1.04 1.41 $50.86 $105,800
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,810 0.91 1.24 $45.24 $94,110
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 1,480 1.27 1.72 $59.62 $124,000
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,220 0.63 0.85 $45.63 $94,900
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 1,180 0.90 1.23 $72.80 $151,420
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,160 1.29 1.75 $43.71 $90,930


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Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hinesville, GA 70 4.09 5.56 $28.29 $58,840
Lawton, OK 140 3.16 4.30 $29.63 $61,620
Prescott, AZ 150 2.50 3.40 $40.27 $83,760
Pine Bluff, AR 70 2.33 3.17 $23.97 $49,860
Leominster-Gardner, MA 120 2.32 3.15 $38.18 $79,410
Brunswick, GA 90 2.24 3.04 $43.38 $90,220
Warner Robins, GA 150 2.17 2.95 $26.32 $54,740
Yuma, AZ 130 2.13 2.90 $37.83 $78,680
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ 70 2.11 2.87 $45.31 $94,250
Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division 120 2.09 2.85 $51.14 $106,370