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

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in the state of West 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 West Virginia areas 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 West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,160
25th Percentile Wage
$45,280
50th Percentile Wage
$56,560
75th Percentile Wage
$73,750
90th Percentile Wage
$114,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,160.

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
$56,560
-1.33% 12.66%
2016
$57,310
6.65% -
2015
$53,500
7.44% -
2014
$49,520
-1.72% -
2013
$50,370
1.93% -
2012
$49,400
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in state of West Virginia ranges from $40,980 to $112,070. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $112,070. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Winchester (mean annual salary $83,210). The lowest paying area is Steubenville-Weirton with a median annual salary of $40,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$112,070
Winchester
$83,210
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$79,980
Cumberland
$66,110
Charleston
$63,870
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$56,710
Morgantown
$52,290
Huntington-Ashland
$51,650
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$47,810
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$44,450
Wheeling
$44,120
Steubenville-Weirton
$40,980




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