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Other Protective Service Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of other protective service workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of other protective service workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other protective service workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other 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. Other Protective Service Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,220
25th Percentile Wage
$21,970
50th Percentile Wage
$27,150
75th Percentile Wage
$36,840
90th Percentile Wage
$49,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other protective service workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other protective service workers is $49,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,220. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 154% 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 other protective service workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$27,150
4.38% 10.76%
2016
$25,960
4.20% -
2015
$24,870
1.13% -
2014
$24,590
1.02% -
2013
$24,340
0.45% -
2012
$24,230
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Table 2. Other Protective Service Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other protective service workers in 20 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 other protective service workers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $48,270. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $23,400).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$48,270
Finance and Insurance
$46,030
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,030
Information
$37,570
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$35,730
Federal, State, and Local Government
$34,020
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$34,000
Manufacturing
$33,950
Health Care and Social Assistance
$31,390
Mining
$29,830
Construction
$29,470
Retail Trade
$29,060
Educational Services
$28,990
Wholesale Trade
$28,260
Accommodation and Food Services
$27,050
Transportation and Warehousing
$26,760
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$25,420
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$25,390
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$23,650
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$23,400

Table 3. Salaries of Other Protective Service Worker Related Occupations

The average annual salary of other protective service worker related occupations at the national level is given in Table 3. For more salary information about a specific occupation, use the links below.

Occupation Median Annual Salary
Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators
$53,070
Private Detectives and Investigators
$48,430
Transportation Security Screeners
$42,890
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers
$26,960
Animal Control Workers
$26,250
Miscellaneous Protective Service Workers
$26,160
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
$22,240
Protective Service Workers, All Other
$21,820
Crossing Guards
$21,540
Security Guards
$20,720



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