Firstline supervisors of police & detectives

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Total Workforce

112k

Average Age

46.2

Estimated Job Growth

6.59%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$85,972

Average Male Salary

$89,502

Average Female Salary

$65,129

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 $85,972 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Firstline supervisors of police & detectives by wage are Human resources managers, Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians, and Purchasing managers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Firstline supervisors of police & detectives are Islip Town (East) PUMA, NY, Rockwall, Greenville & Dallas (Far Northeast) Cities PUMA, TX, and Sumter City PUMA, SC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives are Islip Town (East) PUMA, NY, Rockwall, Greenville & Dallas (Far Northeast) Cities PUMA, TX, and Sumter City PUMA, SC.

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 Justice, public order, & safety activities . Firstline supervisors of police & detectives are paid most in Maine, Norwood Park Townships & Chicago CityEdison Park PUMA, IL but are relatively concentrated in Islip Town (East) PUMA, NY.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$85,972

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,260

In 2017, Firstline supervisors of police & detectives earned an average of $85,972, $33,907 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Purchasing managers make somewhat more than Firstline supervisors of police & detectives while Human resources managers 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

0.276

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Firstline supervisors of police & detectives had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.276, 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 , National security & international affairs, and U. S. Air Force.

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Industries by Share

112k

2017 Workforce

± 8,211

1.28%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 10.3%

The number of people employed as Firstline supervisors of police & detectives has been growing at a rate of 1.28%, from 110,517 people in 2016 to 111,932 people in 2017.

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  93.5%, followed by National security & international affairs with 1.2% and U. S. Air Force with 1.16%.

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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 46.3 and of female Firstline supervisors of police & detectives is 45.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Firstline supervisors of police & detectives is White.

Gender Composition

95.7k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 7,593

16.2k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 3,126

85.5% 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

  2. Black

  3. Other

83.1% of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.4% of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives, Black 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

46.3

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.712

45.6

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.02

The median age of Firstline supervisors of police & detectives is 46.2, and Male employees are generally 0.638 years older 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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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Firstline supervisors of police & detectives from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Firstline supervisors of police & detectives are expected to see a growth of 6.59% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

6.59%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

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

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