First-Line Supervisor of Police and Detectives Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of police and detectives among North Carolina 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,090
25th Percentile Wage
$58,560
50th Percentile Wage
$70,340
75th Percentile Wage
$84,810
90th Percentile Wage
$103,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,090.

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
$70,340
1.17% 15.64%
2016
$69,520
7.42% -
2015
$64,360
6.63% -
2014
$60,090
0.55% -
2013
$59,760
0.70% -
2012
$59,340
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in state of North Carolina ranges from $54,050 to $89,560. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in North Carolina is Raleigh-Cary with a median annual salary of $89,560. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Greensboro-High Point (mean annual salary $78,540). The lowest paying area is Goldsboro with a median annual salary of $54,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Raleigh-Cary
$89,560
Greensboro-High Point
$78,540
Fayetteville
$77,980
Wilmington
$76,660
Greenville
$76,390
Durham-Chapel Hill
$72,270
Jacksonville
$68,220
Burlington
$65,760
Asheville
$64,130
Winston-Salem
$63,130
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$60,820
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$60,340
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$60,040
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$59,090
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$57,960
Rocky Mount
$56,720
Goldsboro
$54,050




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