First-Line Supervisor of Police and Detectives Salary Information in Puerto Rico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,970
25th Percentile Wage
$31,940
50th Percentile Wage
$35,360
75th Percentile Wage
$38,800
90th Percentile Wage
$45,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.00
25th Percentile Wage
$15.36
50th Percentile Wage
$17.00
75th Percentile Wage
$18.64
90th Percentile Wage
$21.99

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.99. The median hourly salary is $17.00. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.00.

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
201635,3601.27%6.14%
201534,91046.63%-
201418,630-85.78%-
201334,6104.10%-
201233,190--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $20,080 to $35,980. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Puerto Rico is San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo with a median annual salary of $35,980. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Ponce (mean annual salary $23,340). The lowest paying area is Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian with a median annual salary of $20,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$35,980
Ponce
$23,340
Yauco
$21,860
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$20,080


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