Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
135,390 2.0 % $16.31 $33,930 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.55 $11.02 $14.54 $19.16 $25.83
Annual Wage (2) $19,860 $22,930 $30,240 $39,840 $53,720


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 45,560 0.54 $14.00 $29,120
School and Employee Bus Transportation 24,120 11.23 $13.55 $28,180
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 18,430 0.34 $19.16 $39,860
General Merchandise Stores 8,040 0.25 $16.65 $34,620
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 6,160 0.28 $20.28 $42,170

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 24,120 11.23 $13.55 $28,180
Educational Support Services 4,880 2.75 $17.75 $36,920
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 1,190 1.12 $13.86 $28,830
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 160 0.89 (8) (8)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 45,560 0.54 $14.00 $29,120

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 310 0.05 $45.65 $94,950
Postal Service (federal government) 210 0.03 $36.86 $76,660
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 170 0.04 $34.21 $71,150
Other Personal Services 340 0.11 $29.36 $61,060
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 40 0.01 $27.56 $57,320


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 23,290 2.53 2.66 $14.47 $30,100
California 18,660 1.12 1.18 $19.74 $41,050
Texas 8,780 0.74 0.78 $12.89 $26,810
Florida 7,070 0.84 0.88 $16.64 $34,610
New Jersey 6,520 1.63 1.71 $13.78 $28,650




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 1,600 3.37 3.55 $15.97 $33,220
Wyoming 810 3.03 3.19 $17.59 $36,590
New York 23,290 2.53 2.66 $14.47 $30,100
Alaska 730 2.31 2.43 $19.02 $39,570
New Mexico 1,320 1.65 1.73 $22.78 $47,390




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Mexico 1,320 1.65 1.73 $22.78 $47,390
Virginia 2,860 0.75 0.79 $21.56 $44,850
Nevada 1,310 1.00 1.06 $21.48 $44,680
Iowa 470 0.31 0.33 $20.97 $43,630
North Dakota 250 0.59 0.62 $20.67 $42,990



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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 13,900 2.08 2.19 $14.41 $29,980
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,200 1.17 1.24 $19.17 $39,870
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 4,790 3.67 3.87 $16.35 $34,000
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 4,150 1.13 1.19 $13.10 $27,250
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,780 1.10 1.16 $24.44 $50,830
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,000 0.68 0.72 $11.93 $24,820
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,960 1.37 1.44 $18.46 $38,400
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,920 0.97 1.02 $15.60 $32,440
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,840 1.27 1.34 $16.62 $34,560
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 1,750 3.08 3.24 $16.05 $33,390


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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)
Kingston, NY 360 6.02 6.33 $12.46 $25,920
Ocean City, NJ 140 3.68 3.88 $12.64 $26,290
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 4,790 3.67 3.87 $16.35 $34,000
East Stroudsburg, PA 200 3.63 3.83 $16.36 $34,020
Monroe, LA 260 3.40 3.58 $19.15 $39,820
Brunswick, GA 130 3.21 3.38 $17.20 $35,780
Farmington, NM 160 3.20 3.36 $11.57 $24,070
Binghamton, NY 320 3.19 3.36 $10.34 $21,510
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 1,750 3.08 3.24 $16.05 $33,390
Grants Pass, OR 80 3.04 3.20 $15.71 $32,680