Firstline supervisors of correctional officers

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Total Workforce

53.5k

Average Age

44.4

Estimated Job Growth

-7.74%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$59,948

Average Male Salary

$62,881

Average Female Salary

$52,120

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Firstline supervisors of correctional officers are most often employed by the Justice, public order, & safety activities  industry. The average yearly wage for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers was $59,948 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Firstline supervisors of correctional officers by wage are Speechlanguage pathologists, Respiratory therapists, and Television, video, & motion picture camera operators & editors.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Firstline supervisors of correctional officers are Del Norte, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas & Siskiyou Counties PUMA, CA, Pueblo City & Pueblo West PUMA, CO, and Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers are Del Norte, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas & Siskiyou Counties PUMA, CA, Pueblo City & Pueblo West PUMA, CO, and Northwest Missouri PUMA, MO.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Firstline supervisors of correctional officers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Justice, public order, & safety activities is the industry that employs the most Firstline supervisors of correctional officers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers, by average wage, is Justice, public order, & safety activities . Firstline supervisors of correctional officers are paid most in Del Norte, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas & Siskiyou Counties PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Del Norte, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas & Siskiyou Counties PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$59,948

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,057

In 2017, Firstline supervisors of correctional officers earned an average of $59,948, $7,883 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Respiratory therapists make somewhat more than Firstline supervisors of correctional officers while Speechlanguage pathologists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Firstline supervisors of correctional officers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.257

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Firstline supervisors of correctional officers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.257, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Firstline supervisors of correctional officers, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers, by average wage, are Justice, public order, & safety activities .

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Industries by Share

53.5k

2017 Workforce

± 5,679

-6.81%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 15.8%

The number of people employed as Firstline supervisors of correctional officers has been declining at a rate of -6.81%, from 57,431 people in 2016 to 53,519 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers employed by various industries. N/A employs the largest share of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers at  N/A%, followed by N/A with N/A% and N/A with N/A%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Firstline supervisors of correctional officers in the US. The average age of male Firstline supervisors of correctional officers in the workforce is 43.9 and of female Firstline supervisors of correctional officers is 45.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers is White.

Gender Composition

38.9k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,844

14.6k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,965

72.7% of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

71% of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 22.3% of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers.

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Age by Gender

43.9

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.31

45.9

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.28

The median age of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers is 44.4, and Male employees are generally 2.06 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers is Protective Services but a relatively high number of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers hold a major in Protective Services.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Firstline supervisors of correctional officers need many skills, but most especially Monitoring, Coordination, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Firstline supervisors of correctional officers need more than the average amount of Management of Personnel Resources, Negotiation, and Coordination.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Firstline supervisors of correctional officers are expected to see a growth of -7.74% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

-7.74%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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