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Miscellaneous Protective Service Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of miscellaneous protective service workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of miscellaneous protective service workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of miscellaneous protective service workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The miscellaneous protective service workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Miscellaneous Protective Service Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,960
25th Percentile Wage
$19,830
50th Percentile Wage
$25,020
75th Percentile Wage
$36,240
90th Percentile Wage
$44,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous protective service workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous protective service workers is $44,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $25,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,960. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 149% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous protective service workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201625,0202.96%4.20%
201524,2801.77%-
201423,850-0.59%-
201323,9900.08%-
201223,970--

Table 2. Miscellaneous Protective Service Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous protective service workers in 18 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 miscellaneous protective service workers occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $63,830. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $19,620).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$63,830
Utilities
$48,610
Finance and Insurance
$48,410
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$37,100
Information
$35,410
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$35,400
Federal, State, and Local Government
$32,300
Wholesale Trade
$31,690
Construction
$28,020
Retail Trade
$26,310
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$26,000
Transportation and Warehousing
$25,100
Educational Services
$24,850
Health Care and Social Assistance
$23,790
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$20,740
Accommodation and Food Services
$20,610
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$20,230
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$19,620


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