Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
3,720 7.3 % $29.85 $62,090 2.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.90 $22.51 $28.69 $36.91 $45.06
Annual Wage (2) $35,160 $46,820 $59,670 $76,770 $93,720


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) 2,410 0.04 $27.73 $57,690
State Government (OES Designation) 590 0.03 (8) (8)
Rail Transportation 570 0.27 $30.42 $63,280
Urban Transit Systems 90 0.19 $28.73 $59,760

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 570 0.27 $30.42 $63,280
Urban Transit Systems 90 0.19 $28.73 $59,760
Local Government (OES Designation) 2,410 0.04 $27.73 $57,690
State Government (OES Designation) 590 0.03 (8) (8)

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rail Transportation 570 0.27 $30.42 $63,280
Urban Transit Systems 90 0.19 $28.73 $59,760
Local Government (OES Designation) 2,410 0.04 $27.73 $57,690


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 630 0.05 2.02 $27.43 $57,060
California 480 0.03 1.16 $31.01 $64,510
Georgia 390 0.10 3.53 $25.57 $53,200
New Jersey 290 0.07 2.76 $42.09 $87,540
Massachusetts 260 0.08 2.84 (8) (8)



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)
Georgia 390 0.10 3.53 $25.57 $53,200
Massachusetts 260 0.08 2.84 (8) (8)
Maryland 200 0.08 2.88 $28.36 $58,980
New Jersey 290 0.07 2.76 $42.09 $87,540
Montana 30 0.07 2.60 $21.55 $44,830



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 290 0.07 2.76 $42.09 $87,540
Pennsylvania 80 0.01 0.54 $33.00 $68,640
Illinois 70 0.01 0.43 $31.77 $66,080
Tennessee 60 0.02 0.74 $31.20 $64,910
Minnesota (8) (8) (8) $31.03 $64,550




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)
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 260 0.09 3.33 $27.66 $57,530
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 180 0.07 2.70 $34.14 $71,010



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)
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 260 0.09 3.33 $27.66 $57,530
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 180 0.07 2.70 $34.14 $71,010



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)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 180 0.07 2.70 $34.14 $71,010
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 260 0.09 3.33 $27.66 $57,530


About May 2015 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 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:

May 2015 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 30, 2016