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First-Line Supervisor of Law Enforcement Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of first-line supervisors of law enforcement workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of first-line supervisors of law enforcement workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of first-line supervisors of law enforcement workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The first-line supervisors of law enforcement workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. First-Line Supervisor of Law Enforcement Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,980
25th Percentile Wage
$58,860
50th Percentile Wage
$80,120
75th Percentile Wage
$104,290
90th Percentile Wage
$130,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of law enforcement workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) first-line supervisors of law enforcement workers is $130,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,980. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 184% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of law enforcement workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$80,120
3.27% 10.71%
2016
$77,500
2.90% -
2015
$75,250
2.15% -
2014
$73,630
1.51% -
2013
$72,520
1.35% -
2012
$71,540
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Table 2. First-Line Supervisor of Law Enforcement Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of first-line supervisors of law enforcement workers in 6 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for first-line supervisors of law enforcement workers occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $89,050. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $53,190).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$89,050
Federal, State, and Local Government
$80,660
Educational Services
$73,810
Health Care and Social Assistance
$70,870
Finance and Insurance
$68,900
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$53,190



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