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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,340
25th Percentile Wage
$20,540
50th Percentile Wage
$26,160
75th Percentile Wage
$37,100
90th Percentile Wage
$45,930

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 $45,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $26,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,340. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 150% 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 miscellaneous protective service workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$26,160
4.36% 8.37%
2016
$25,020
2.96% -
2015
$24,280
1.77% -
2014
$23,850
-0.59% -
2013
$23,990
0.08% -
2012
$23,970
- -

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 utilities sector with an annual salary $73,440. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $20,310).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$73,440
Manufacturing
$65,490
Finance and Insurance
$47,390
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$37,150
Information
$36,810
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$35,880
Wholesale Trade
$34,480
Retail Trade
$33,200
Federal, State, and Local Government
$33,020
Construction
$29,830
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$27,590
Educational Services
$26,070
Transportation and Warehousing
$25,900
Health Care and Social Assistance
$24,310
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$22,740
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,500
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$21,030
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$20,310



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