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Highest Paying Industries for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

The top 23 highest paying industries for first-line supervisors of police and detectives (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $134,290, federal executive branch (oes designation) is the highest paying industry for first-line supervisors of police and detectives. It is followed by federal government, including usps industry (average annual salary $134,270). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 23 Highest Paying Industries for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$134,290
6,210
2 Federal government, including USPS
$134,270
6,390
3 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$83,680
12,940
4 State government, including schools and hospitals
$81,670
14,640
5 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$81,380
98,570
6 Federal, State, and Local Government
$81,380
98,570
7 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$81,010
100,630
8 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$79,510
79,430
9 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$79,480
79,600
10 Postal Service (federal government)
$79,310
190
11 Educational Services - Privately owned
$74,210
740
12 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$74,110
740
13 Educational Services - Local government owned
$69,990
160
14 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$69,850
2,330
15 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$69,700
140
16 Educational Services
$69,580
2,550
17 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$68,100
1,570
18 Educational Services - State government owned
$67,740
1,650
19 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$66,880
210
20 Hospitals - State government owned
$65,510
60
21 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$62,260
30
22 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$61,290
40
23 Junior colleges - State government owned
$60,430
70
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