Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
101,320 0.6 % $39.76 $82,710 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $22.78 $29.09 $38.07 $49.33 $60.73
Annual Wage (2) $47,390 $60,500 $79,190 $102,600 $126,320


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 (OES Designation) 79,210 1.45 $38.73 $80,560
State Government (OES Designation) 13,140 0.60 $39.93 $83,050
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,230 0.31 $55.00 $114,390
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,210 0.08 $34.12 $70,970
Junior Colleges 230 0.03 $31.85 $66,240

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) 79,210 1.45 $38.73 $80,560
State Government (OES Designation) 13,140 0.60 $39.93 $83,050
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,230 0.31 $55.00 $114,390
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,210 0.08 $34.12 $70,970
Junior Colleges 230 0.03 $31.85 $66,240

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) 6,230 0.31 $55.00 $114,390
State Government (OES Designation) 13,140 0.60 $39.93 $83,050
Postal Service 190 0.03 $39.47 $82,090
Local Government (OES Designation) 79,210 1.45 $38.73 $80,560
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,210 0.08 $34.12 $70,970


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 12,380 1.43 1.88 $50.13 $104,260
Texas 5,560 0.51 0.67 $39.17 $81,480
Illinois 5,270 0.92 1.21 $47.34 $98,470
North Carolina 4,390 1.11 1.45 $29.81 $62,000
Massachusetts 4,310 1.32 1.73 $40.56 $84,370




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 12,380 1.43 1.88 $50.13 $104,260
Massachusetts 4,310 1.32 1.73 $40.56 $84,370
Maryland 3,270 1.29 1.69 $40.43 $84,080
Wyoming 330 1.20 1.57 $33.26 $69,170
Utah 1,460 1.18 1.54 $31.87 $66,300




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) $58.98 $122,680
New Jersey 2,900 0.76 0.99 $58.50 $121,670
District of Columbia (8) (8) (8) $55.67 $115,800
New York 12,380 1.43 1.88 $50.13 $104,260
Illinois 5,270 0.92 1.21 $47.34 $98,470





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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 8,670 1.65 2.16 $53.16 $110,580
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 3,680 0.99 1.30 $49.84 $103,660
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,410 1.02 1.33 $52.40 $109,000
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 2,390 1.37 1.79 $40.09 $83,380
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,000 1.56 2.04 $40.53 $84,300
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,980 0.86 1.12 $30.94 $64,360
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,770 1.00 1.30 $44.25 $92,030
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,520 0.85 1.11 $41.80 $86,940
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,190 0.92 1.20 $35.60 $74,040
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 1,030 0.83 1.09 $65.34 $135,900