Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
101,420 0.7 % $40.51 $84,260 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $22.94 $29.56 $38.91 $50.07 $62.01
Annual Wage (2) $47,720 $61,480 $80,930 $104,150 $128,970


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) 79,430 1.49 $39.45 $82,050
State Government (OES Designation) 12,940 0.59 $40.75 $84,750
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,210 0.31 $56.02 $116,530
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,330 0.08 $34.99 $72,780
Junior Colleges 210 0.03 $33.55 $69,790

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) 79,430 1.49 $39.45 $82,050
State Government (OES Designation) 12,940 0.59 $40.75 $84,750
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,210 0.31 $56.02 $116,530
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,330 0.08 $34.99 $72,780
Junior Colleges 210 0.03 $33.55 $69,790

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) 6,210 0.31 $56.02 $116,530
State Government (OES Designation) 12,940 0.59 $40.75 $84,750
Postal Service 190 0.03 $40.73 $84,720
Local Government (OES Designation) 79,430 1.49 $39.45 $82,050
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,330 0.08 $34.99 $72,780


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 12,340 1.40 1.87 $50.83 $105,730
Illinois 5,180 0.90 1.20 $47.90 $99,630
Texas 5,180 0.46 0.61 $40.48 $84,190
Massachusetts 4,200 1.26 1.68 $42.11 $87,590
Georgia 4,180 1.05 1.40 $28.99 $60,290



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)
District of Columbia 1,100 1.63 2.18 $55.78 $116,010
New York 12,340 1.40 1.87 $50.83 $105,730
Maryland 3,530 1.38 1.84 $42.09 $87,540
Massachusetts 4,200 1.26 1.68 $42.11 $87,590
Tennessee 3,410 1.24 1.65 $27.56 $57,320



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 3,740 0.25 0.33 $59.93 $124,650
New Jersey 2,730 0.71 0.94 $59.79 $124,360
District of Columbia 1,100 1.63 2.18 $55.78 $116,010
New York 12,340 1.40 1.87 $50.83 $105,730
Illinois 5,180 0.90 1.20 $47.90 $99,630




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 1.61 2.14 $53.76 $111,810
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 3,450 0.92 1.23 $51.04 $106,160
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,730 1.15 1.53 $53.45 $111,180
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 2,300 1.28 1.71 $42.06 $87,490
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,030 1.57 2.09 $41.37 $86,050
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2,030 0.85 1.13 $31.44 $65,390
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,790 0.98 1.31 $43.55 $90,590
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,570 0.86 1.15 $42.48 $88,360
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,320 1.01 1.35 $35.54 $73,920
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 1,080 0.85 1.14 $66.40 $138,120