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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,780
25th Percentile Wage
$61,350
50th Percentile Wage
$88,500
75th Percentile Wage
$118,000
90th Percentile Wage
$152,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $152,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,780.

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
$88,500
-3.18% 11.57%
2016
$91,310
6.12% -
2015
$85,720
4.61% -
2014
$81,770
3.72% -
2013
$78,730
0.60% -
2012
$78,260
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in state of Texas ranges from $48,200 to $139,430. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Texas is El Paso with a median annual salary of $139,430. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $130,980). The lowest paying area is Waco with a median annual salary of $48,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
El Paso
$139,430
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$130,980
Brownsville-Harlingen
$123,520
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$112,040
Laredo
$109,550
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$98,880
Corpus Christi
$98,190
Lubbock
$96,830
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$96,120
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$94,470
Fort Worth-Arlington
$91,210
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$90,630
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$89,190
Tyler
$86,210
Midland
$85,100
San Angelo
$82,900
Amarillo
$81,550
College Station-Bryan
$79,570
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$75,840
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$73,450
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$65,780
Wichita Falls
$64,940
Longview
$64,290
Texarkana-Texarkana
$60,660
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$60,210
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$57,650
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$57,310
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$57,060
Victoria
$55,960
Waco
$48,200




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