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

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of police and detectives among Louisiana metropolitan 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 Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,550
25th Percentile Wage
$45,710
50th Percentile Wage
$56,600
75th Percentile Wage
$69,770
90th Percentile Wage
$93,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,550.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.57
25th Percentile Wage
$21.98
50th Percentile Wage
$27.21
75th Percentile Wage
$33.54
90th Percentile Wage
$44.77

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.77. The median hourly salary is $27.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.57.

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
201656,600-1.54%1.29%
201557,4701.90%-
201456,380-0.89%-
201356,8801.78%-
201255,870--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in state of Louisiana ranges from $41,180 to $71,390. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Louisiana is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $71,390. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $64,380). The lowest paying area is Monroe with a median annual salary of $41,180.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Shreveport-Bossier City
$71,390
Baton Rouge
$64,380
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$58,280
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$54,460
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$54,230
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$52,180
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$52,090
Lake Charles
$49,140
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$48,430
Lafayette
$48,390
Monroe
$41,180


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