Firstline supervisors of police & detectives

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Total Workforce
113k
Average Age
45.7
Average Salary
$87,453
Average Male Salary
$90,241
Average Female Salary
$70,597

About

Firstline supervisors of police & detectives are most often employed by the Justice, public order, & safety activities  industry. The average yearly wage for Firstline supervisors of police & detectives was $87,453 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Firstline supervisors of police & detectives by wage are Credit analysts, Mechanical engineers, and Materials engineers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Firstline supervisors of police & detectives are Columbia City PUMA, SC, Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT, and Sierra Vista City PUMA, AZ. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives are Sierra Vista City PUMA, AZ, Columbia City PUMA, SC, and Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Firstline supervisors of police & detectives 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 police & detectives, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Firstline supervisors of police & detectives, by average wage, is Executive offices & legislative bodies. Firstline supervisors of police & detectives are paid most in Maine, Norwood Park Townships & Chicago CityEdison Park PUMA, IL but are relatively concentrated in Sierra Vista City PUMA, AZ.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$87,453
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,548

In 2018, Firstline supervisors of police & detectives earned an average of $87,453, $33,564 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Credit analysts make somewhat more than Firstline supervisors of police & detectives while Materials engineers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Firstline supervisors of police & detectives as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.281
WAGE GINI

In 2018, Firstline supervisors of police & detectives had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.281, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Firstline supervisors of police & detectives (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 police & detectives.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives

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

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Firstline supervisors of police & detectives, by number of employees, are Justice, public order, & safety activities , U. S. Air Force, and National security & international affairs.

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Industries by Share

113k
2018 Workforce
± 8,256
1.1%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 10.2%

The number of people employed as Firstline supervisors of police & detectives has been growing at a rate of 1.1%, from 111,932 people in 2017 to 113,166 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives employed by various industries. Justice, public order, & safety activities employs the largest share of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives at  86.3%, followed by U. S. Air Force with 4.81% and National security & international affairs with 1.9%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Firstline supervisors of police & detectives in the US. The average age of male Firstline supervisors of police & detectives in the workforce is 45.7 and of female Firstline supervisors of police & detectives is 46, and the most common race/ethnicity for Firstline supervisors of police & detectives is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

97.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 7,648
16.1k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 3,112

85.8% of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

73.4% of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.1% of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives.

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Age by Gender

45.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.789
46
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2

The median age of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives is 45.7, and Male employees are generally 0.269 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

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

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Firstline supervisors of police & detectives from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Firstline supervisors of police & detectives need many skills, but most especially Monitoring, Active Listening, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Firstline supervisors of police & detectives need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, and Management of Personnel Resources.

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