First-Line Supervisor of Police and Detectives Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of police and detectives among Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,620
25th Percentile Wage
$48,760
50th Percentile Wage
$59,910
75th Percentile Wage
$76,570
90th Percentile Wage
$98,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,620.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.53
25th Percentile Wage
$23.44
50th Percentile Wage
$28.81
75th Percentile Wage
$36.81
90th Percentile Wage
$47.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.28. The median hourly salary is $28.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.53.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,9101.49%1.85%
201559,0201.25%-
201458,280-0.93%-
201358,8200.03%-
201258,800--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in state of Alabama ranges from $51,310 to $75,950. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $75,950. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Birmingham-Hoover (mean annual salary $71,770). The lowest paying area is Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$75,950
Birmingham-Hoover
$71,770
Tuscaloosa
$66,610
Dothan
$56,990
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$56,090
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$54,180
Mobile
$52,270
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$51,310


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