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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives in Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,400
25th Percentile Wage
$66,250
50th Percentile Wage
$86,760
75th Percentile Wage
$116,040
90th Percentile Wage
$154,250

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 $154,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.16
25th Percentile Wage
$31.85
50th Percentile Wage
$41.71
75th Percentile Wage
$55.79
90th Percentile Wage
$74.16

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $74.16. The median hourly salary is $41.71. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.16.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201686,7606.33%10.96%
201581,2701.48%-
201480,0704.18%-
201376,720-0.69%-
201277,250--

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 $81,270. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in Virginia is Roanoke with a median annual salary of $81,270. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Richmond (mean annual salary $81,060). The lowest paying area is Danville with a median annual salary of $50,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Roanoke
$81,270
Richmond
$81,060
Lynchburg
$80,220
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$71,750
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$70,910
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$68,120
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$64,260
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$61,870
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$60,500
Danville
$50,130


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