Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

33-3052 Transit and Railroad Police

Protect and police railroad and transit property, employees, or passengers.


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)
3,540 6.6 % $26.89 $55,930 1.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.57 $21.07 $26.12 $32.43 $38.70
Annual Wage (2) $36,550 $43,830 $54,330 $67,460 $80,500


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) 2,010 0.04 $25.14 $52,280
Rail Transportation 1,010 0.45 $28.85 $60,010
State Government (OES Designation) 390 0.02 $31.65 $65,830
Urban Transit Systems 70 0.18 $27.02 $56,190

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rail Transportation 1,010 0.45 $28.85 $60,010
Urban Transit Systems 70 0.18 $27.02 $56,190
Local Government (OES Designation) 2,010 0.04 $25.14 $52,280
State Government (OES Designation) 390 0.02 $31.65 $65,830

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 390 0.02 $31.65 $65,830
Rail Transportation 1,010 0.45 $28.85 $60,010
Urban Transit Systems 70 0.18 $27.02 $56,190
Local Government (OES Designation) 2,010 0.04 $25.14 $52,280


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)
Texas 660 0.07 2.33 $24.54 $51,040
California 290 0.02 0.75 $24.54 $51,040
Illinois 280 0.05 1.83 $27.32 $56,820
Pennsylvania 230 0.04 1.54 $32.51 $67,610
New Jersey 200 0.05 1.90 $40.13 $83,460




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)
Texas 660 0.07 2.33 $24.54 $51,040
Oklahoma 90 0.06 2.08 $26.57 $55,260
Missouri 150 0.06 2.05 $24.42 $50,790
New Jersey 200 0.05 1.90 $40.13 $83,460
Illinois 280 0.05 1.83 $27.32 $56,820




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 200 0.05 1.90 $40.13 $83,460
Pennsylvania 230 0.04 1.54 $32.51 $67,610
Oregon 40 0.03 0.97 $28.71 $59,720
Virginia (8) (8) (8) $28.47 $59,210
New York 120 0.02 0.54 $28.28 $58,810

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)
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 70 0.04 1.44 $37.84 $78,710




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)
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 70 0.04 1.44 $37.84 $78,710




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 70 0.04 1.44 $37.84 $78,710
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA (8) (8) (8) $28.43 $59,130


About May 2010 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

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May 2010 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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Last Modified Date: May 17, 2011