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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,580
25th Percentile Wage
$65,940
50th Percentile Wage
$86,370
75th Percentile Wage
$118,310
90th Percentile Wage
$155,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $155,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,580.

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
$86,370
-0.45% 10.56%
2016
$86,760
6.33% -
2015
$81,270
1.48% -
2014
$80,070
4.18% -
2013
$76,720
-0.69% -
2012
$77,250
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in state of Virginia ranges from $50,130 to $81,780. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Virginia is Richmond with a median annual salary of $81,780. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Charlottesville (mean annual salary $78,800). The lowest paying area is Danville with a median annual salary of $50,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Richmond
$81,780
Charlottesville
$78,800
Roanoke
$78,640
Lynchburg
$73,250
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$67,950
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$67,770
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$67,460
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$66,580
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$66,430
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$63,750
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$63,370
Danville
$50,130




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