Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

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)
102,040 0.7 % $39.06 $81,250 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $22.45 $28.93 $37.45 $47.01 $60.64
Annual Wage (2) $46,700 $60,170 $77,890 $97,780 $126,130


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) 79,930 1.45 $37.76 $78,540
State Government (OES Designation) 12,770 0.56 $39.56 $82,290
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,850 0.33 $55.52 $115,470
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,010 0.07 $32.86 $68,360
Junior Colleges 220 0.03 $30.74 $63,940

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) 79,930 1.45 $37.76 $78,540
State Government (OES Designation) 12,770 0.56 $39.56 $82,290
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,850 0.33 $55.52 $115,470
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,010 0.07 $32.86 $68,360
Junior Colleges 220 0.03 $30.74 $63,940

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) 6,850 0.33 $55.52 $115,470
Postal Service 170 0.03 $40.74 $84,750
State Government (OES Designation) 12,770 0.56 $39.56 $82,290
Local Government (OES Designation) 79,930 1.45 $37.76 $78,540
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,010 0.07 $32.86 $68,360


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 12,770 1.51 1.90 $44.90 $93,400
Texas 5,630 0.55 0.69 $37.84 $78,700
Illinois 5,330 0.96 1.20 $46.30 $96,300
Florida 5,130 0.72 0.90 $37.56 $78,120
Georgia 4,400 1.16 1.46 $27.25 $56,680




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)
New York 12,770 1.51 1.90 $44.90 $93,400
Maryland 3,210 1.30 1.63 $42.26 $87,900
Rhode Island 570 1.26 1.59 $34.64 $72,060
Louisiana 2,210 1.20 1.51 $30.44 $63,320
Hawaii 690 1.19 1.50 $42.58 $88,570




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) $59.86 $124,500
District of Columbia (8) (8) (8) $57.01 $118,580
New Jersey 3,180 0.84 1.06 $55.14 $114,690
Nevada 840 0.76 0.95 $46.63 $97,000
Illinois 5,330 0.96 1.20 $46.30 $96,300





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)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 3,810 1.06 1.34 $47.86 $99,560
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,620 1.13 1.43 $53.75 $111,790
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,070 1.66 2.08 $42.62 $88,640
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,980 0.89 1.11 $30.54 $63,520
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 1,940 1.16 1.46 $40.90 $85,070
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,600 0.94 1.19 $42.46 $88,310
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,280 0.75 0.94 $40.65 $84,550
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 1,260 1.04 1.31 $59.67 $124,120
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,160 0.91 1.14 $34.71 $72,190
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division 960 1.42 1.78 $36.99 $76,940




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)
Athens-Clarke County, GA 210 2.72 3.43 $22.05 $45,870
Jackson, TN 120 2.20 2.76 $25.53 $53,110
Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA 40 2.08 2.61 $28.44 $59,160
Yuma, AZ 110 1.97 2.48 $36.48 $75,880
Columbus, GA-AL 220 1.93 2.42 $25.83 $53,720
Lewiston, ID-WA 40 1.90 2.39 $30.69 $63,830
Ocean City, NJ 70 1.86 2.34 $49.79 $103,570
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 770 1.81 2.28 $45.94 $95,560
Framingham, MA NECTA Division 270 1.77 2.22 $40.90 $85,080
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 80 1.75 2.20 $36.48 $75,870