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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other

All protective service workers not listed separately.


National estimates for Protective Service Workers, All Other
Industry profile for Protective Service Workers, All Other
Geographic profile for Protective Service Workers, All Other

National estimates for Protective Service Workers, All Other:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Protective Service Workers, All Other:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
100,110 2.4 % $ 20.27 $ 42,160 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for Protective Service Workers, All Other:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 13.80 $ 15.00 $ 18.37 $ 22.96 $ 29.57
Annual Wage (2) $ 28,690 $ 31,190 $ 38,210 $ 47,760 $ 61,510


Industry profile for Protective Service Workers, All Other:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Protective Service Workers, All Other are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Protective Service Workers, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Protective Service Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 35,550 0.44 $ 17.18 $ 35,730
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 15,130 0.28 $ 21.97 $ 45,700
Investigation and Security Services 10,010 1.09 $ 23.62 $ 49,130
Warehousing and Storage 6,370 0.38 $ 22.32 $ 46,430
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 4,100 0.19 $ 24.12 $ 50,180

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Protective Service Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Investigation and Security Services 10,010 1.09 $ 23.62 $ 49,130
School and Employee Bus Transportation 1,570 0.88 $ 15.50 $ 32,230
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 440 0.52 $ 14.58 $ 30,330
Elementary and Secondary Schools 35,550 0.44 $ 17.18 $ 35,730
Warehousing and Storage 6,370 0.38 $ 22.32 $ 46,430

Top paying industries for Protective Service Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 240 0.05 $ 46.84 $ 97,440
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 140 0.01 $ 44.43 $ 92,410
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 70 0.02 $ 40.55 $ 84,340
Postal Service (federal government) 250 0.04 $ 39.08 $ 81,290
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (8) (8) $ 36.52 $ 75,960


Geographic profile for Protective Service Workers, All Other:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Protective Service Workers, All Other are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Protective Service Workers, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of protective service workers, all other by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Protective Service Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 35,850 2.17 3.05 $ 20.13 $ 41,870
Pennsylvania 5,290 0.95 1.33 $ 16.26 $ 33,810
Florida 5,240 0.61 0.86 $ 18.35 $ 38,170
New Jersey 4,610 1.20 1.68 $ 20.35 $ 42,340
Texas 3,940 0.32 0.45 $ 19.66 $ 40,880


Map of location quotient of protective service workers, all other by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Protective Service Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 35,850 2.17 3.05 $ 20.13 $ 41,870
Wyoming 540 2.09 2.94 $ 20.86 $ 43,380
Colorado 3,650 1.39 1.96 $ 19.83 $ 41,240
Alaska 410 1.37 1.93 $ 23.87 $ 49,640
New Jersey 4,610 1.20 1.68 $ 20.35 $ 42,340


Map of annual mean wages of protective service workers, all other by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Protective Service Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 170 0.26 0.36 $ 31.50 $ 65,530
New Mexico 800 1.04 1.46 $ 28.19 $ 58,630
West Virginia 230 0.34 0.48 $ 24.20 $ 50,330
Alaska 410 1.37 1.93 $ 23.87 $ 49,640
Tennessee 2,000 0.67 0.94 $ 23.71 $ 49,320



Map of employment of protective service workers, all other by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Protective Service Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 14,060 2.46 3.46 $ 19.77 $ 41,120
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 4,330 2.83 3.98 $ 19.84 $ 41,270
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,080 0.47 0.66 $ 21.84 $ 45,440
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,260 1.23 1.73 $ 15.39 $ 32,010
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 3,040 1.36 1.91 $ 26.28 $ 54,670
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 2,340 1.68 2.37 $ 19.84 $ 41,270
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,940 1.01 1.43 $ 23.84 $ 49,590
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,840 0.63 0.88 $ 22.83 $ 47,480
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,810 1.23 1.73 $ 20.36 $ 42,340
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 1,770 1.80 2.53 $ 20.52 $ 42,670


Map of location quotient of protective service workers, all other by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Protective Service Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Yuba City, CA 200 4.30 6.05 $ 16.52 $ 34,370
Merced, CA 270 3.69 5.20 $ 16.23 $ 33,750
El Centro, CA 210 3.62 5.09 $ 16.74 $ 34,810
Madera, CA 170 3.57 5.02 $ 16.25 $ 33,810
Salinas, CA 570 3.37 4.75 $ 17.74 $ 36,910
Visalia-Porterville, CA 490 3.26 4.59 $ 18.16 $ 37,770
Stockton-Lodi, CA 800 3.14 4.41 $ 16.70 $ 34,740
Hanford-Corcoran, CA 130 2.94 4.13 $ 16.96 $ 35,270
Modesto, CA 530 2.92 4.11 $ 17.31 $ 36,000
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 850 2.86 4.02 $ 17.23 $ 35,830