Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other

All protective service workers not listed separately.


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)
96,260 1.8 % $16.08 $33,450 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.96 $10.82 $14.43 $19.19 $26.36
Annual Wage (2) $18,630 $22,510 $30,020 $39,910 $54,820


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)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 23,220 0.28 $13.37 $27,800
Local Government (OES Designation) 17,120 0.31 $18.41 $38,290
School and Employee Bus Transportation 9,990 4.98 $12.42 $25,830
State Government (OES Designation) 7,120 0.32 $17.95 $37,340
Other General Merchandise Stores 5,780 0.33 $11.82 $24,590

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
School and Employee Bus Transportation 9,990 4.98 $12.42 $25,830
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 810 0.91 $11.79 $24,530
Educational Support Services 1,280 0.86 $13.80 $28,700
Investigation and Security Services 3,400 0.41 $16.51 $34,340
Spectator Sports 510 0.38 $21.94 $45,640

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 120 0.03 $37.72 $78,450
Postal Service 180 0.03 $36.18 $75,250
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 100 0.01 $34.30 $71,330
Scientific Research and Development Services 320 0.05 $31.20 $64,890
Lessors of Real Estate 110 0.02 $26.42 $54,950


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)
California 15,390 1.05 1.44 $17.75 $36,920
New York 8,580 0.99 1.37 $14.15 $29,430
Florida 6,390 0.86 1.18 $16.62 $34,570
Texas 6,370 0.58 0.80 $12.05 $25,060
New Jersey 3,790 0.99 1.37 $13.18 $27,400




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 1,850 2.78 3.83 $19.53 $40,620
Rhode Island 840 1.84 2.54 $13.24 $27,540
Wyoming 490 1.76 2.42 $18.36 $38,180
Alaska 550 1.71 2.36 $21.17 $44,040
New Mexico 1,230 1.57 2.16 $21.21 $44,120




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada 1,290 1.12 1.54 $23.19 $48,230
New Mexico 1,230 1.57 2.16 $21.21 $44,120
Alaska 550 1.71 2.36 $21.17 $44,040
North Dakota 150 0.35 0.49 $20.37 $42,380
District of Columbia 1,850 2.78 3.83 $19.53 $40,620





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 4,780 0.91 1.26 $14.32 $29,780
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,110 1.03 1.43 $17.49 $36,370
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,530 1.07 1.47 $19.95 $41,500
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 2,420 0.65 0.90 $16.93 $35,220
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,850 1.03 1.42 $18.78 $39,070
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 1,680 1.36 1.87 $15.61 $32,480
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,660 1.38 1.91 $16.06 $33,410
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1,660 1.30 1.79 $15.83 $32,940
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,520 0.85 1.18 $15.88 $33,020
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 1,490 1.03 1.42 $16.28 $33,870




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)
Alexandria, LA 270 4.45 6.13 $16.83 $35,000
Monroe, LA 230 3.15 4.34 $18.56 $38,600
Danville, VA 100 2.72 3.75 $9.17 $19,080
Kingston, NY 150 2.68 3.69 $10.64 $22,120
Flagstaff, AZ 140 2.51 3.46 $20.52 $42,690
Colorado Springs, CO 510 2.07 2.86 $13.62 $28,340
Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 280 2.02 2.78 $15.90 $33,080
Greeley, CO 170 1.95 2.69 $11.22 $23,330
Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division 470 1.81 2.49 $17.49 $36,370
Ocean City, NJ 70 1.79 2.46 $15.86 $32,990