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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,110
25th Percentile Wage
$75,190
50th Percentile Wage
$90,660
75th Percentile Wage
$110,160
90th Percentile Wage
$140,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $140,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $66,110.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.78
25th Percentile Wage
$36.15
50th Percentile Wage
$43.59
75th Percentile Wage
$52.96
90th Percentile Wage
$67.51

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $67.51. The median hourly salary is $43.59. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.78.

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
201690,660-0.20%9.01%
201590,8404.95%-
201486,3403.51%-
201383,3100.98%-
201282,490--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in state of Massachusetts ranges from $69,850 to $108,310. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Massachusetts is Framingham with a median annual salary of $108,310. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $97,920). The lowest paying area is Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Framingham
$108,310
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$97,920
Peabody
$97,290
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$96,830
Barnstable Town
$95,660
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$94,520
New Bedford
$94,090
Pittsfield
$88,780
Worcester
$87,330
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$85,990
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$79,020
Springfield
$76,860
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$73,900
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$69,850


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