Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
135,120 1.9 % $15.81 $32,880 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.20 $10.53 $13.81 $18.64 $25.70
Annual Wage (2) $19,140 $21,900 $28,720 $38,780 $53,460


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 43,600 0.52 $13.36 $27,780
School and Employee Bus Transportation 24,090 11.24 $13.10 $27,250
Local Government (OES Designation) 18,590 0.35 $18.68 $38,850
State Government (OES Designation) 6,730 0.31 $19.41 $40,370
Educational Support Services 5,020 2.90 $17.40 $36,190

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 24,090 11.24 $13.10 $27,250
Educational Support Services 5,020 2.90 $17.40 $36,190
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 1,670 1.58 $12.85 $26,720
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 240 1.34 $25.21 $52,440
Elementary and Secondary Schools 43,600 0.52 $13.36 $27,780

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 290 0.04 $43.87 $91,240
Postal Service 210 0.03 $35.15 $73,110
Other Personal Services 250 0.08 $33.83 $70,360
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 40 0.01 $27.84 $57,910
Insurance Carriers (8) (8) $25.99 $54,070


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 22,180 2.44 2.53 $13.98 $29,090
California 19,010 1.19 1.24 $18.46 $38,390
Texas 8,900 0.76 0.79 $12.97 $26,980
Florida 7,410 0.90 0.94 $16.12 $33,520
New Jersey 7,000 1.77 1.84 $13.00 $27,040




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 1,450 3.06 3.18 $15.56 $32,360
Wyoming 810 2.93 3.04 $17.30 $35,980
New York 22,180 2.44 2.53 $13.98 $29,090
Alaska 720 2.21 2.30 $18.84 $39,180
New Jersey 7,000 1.77 1.84 $13.00 $27,040




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 1,230 1.52 1.58 $23.03 $47,900
North Dakota 270 0.63 0.66 $21.83 $45,410
Nevada 1,250 0.98 1.02 $21.45 $44,630
District of Columbia 970 1.39 1.44 $20.56 $42,770
Virginia 3,140 0.83 0.87 $20.48 $42,590





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 13,440 2.04 2.12 $13.51 $28,110
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 4,860 3.78 3.92 $16.09 $33,460
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,820 1.14 1.19 $18.59 $38,670
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,500 0.96 1.00 $12.75 $26,520
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,400 1.36 1.42 $22.99 $47,810
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,420 1.78 1.85 $16.62 $34,570
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 2,210 1.91 1.98 $13.51 $28,100
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,990 1.03 1.07 $14.39 $29,930
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,740 0.59 0.62 $11.85 $24,650
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 1,690 1.85 1.92 $15.29 $31,810