Firstline supervisors of correctional officers

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2019 Workforce
37.4k
Average Age
45.6
Estimated Job Growth
-7.74%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$64,462
Average Male Salary
$67,266
Average Female Salary
$55,408

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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 $64,462 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Firstline supervisors of correctional officers by wage are Social & community service managers, Commercial and industrial designers, and Electrical and electronic engineering technologists and technicians.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Firstline supervisors of correctional officers are Apalachee Region (Outside Leon County) PUMA, FL and Central Texas COG (West), Burnet & Llano Counties PUMA, TX. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers are Apalachee Region (Outside Leon County) PUMA, FL and Central Texas COG (West), Burnet & Llano Counties PUMA, TX.

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 Apalachee Region (Outside Leon County) PUMA, FL.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$64,462
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,192

In 2019, Firstline supervisors of correctional officers earned an average of $64,462, $8,938 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Social & community service managers make somewhat more than Firstline supervisors of correctional officers while Electrical and electronic engineering technologists and technicians 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

0.254
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Firstline supervisors of correctional officers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.254, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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

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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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Industries by Share

37.4k
2019 Workforce
± 4,747
-29.2%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 23.4%

The number of people employed as Firstline supervisors of correctional officers has been declining at a rate of -29.2%, from 52,820 people in 2018 to 37,398 people in 2019.

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  NaNk%, followed by N/A with NaNk% and N/A with NaNk%.

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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 45.5 and of female Firstline supervisors of correctional officers is 45.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

28.6k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 4,148
8.84k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,309

76.4% 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 (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

69.3% of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 16.8% of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers, 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 correctional officers.

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Age by Gender

45.5
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.58
45.8
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.56

The median age of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers is 45.6, and Male employees are generally 0.226 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, Active Listening, 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, Coordination, and Persuasion.

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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 6.85%, 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
6.85%
NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2018 to 2028) for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 6.85%, the average rate of national job growth.

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