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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,640
25th Percentile Wage
$49,210
50th Percentile Wage
$60,640
75th Percentile Wage
$77,100
90th Percentile Wage
$100,120

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 $100,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,640
1.20% 3.03%
2016
$59,910
1.49% -
2015
$59,020
1.25% -
2014
$58,280
-0.93% -
2013
$58,820
0.03% -
2012
$58,800
- -

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 $50,450 to $73,400. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Alabama is Montgomery with a median annual salary of $73,400. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Huntsville (mean annual salary $73,080). The lowest paying area is Florence-Muscle Shoals with a median annual salary of $50,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Montgomery
$73,400
Huntsville
$73,080
Birmingham-Hoover
$71,530
Tuscaloosa
$66,620
Anniston-Oxford
$60,810
Decatur
$59,360
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$58,710
Dothan
$56,990
Gadsden
$56,610
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$56,340
Mobile
$54,690
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$54,020
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$52,330
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$50,450




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