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Police and Detective Supervisors in Colorado

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Police and Detective Supervisors in Colorado

Is Colorado a good place for you to work as a Police and Detective Supervisor?

11.4% Jobs Projection
$107,560 Median Salary
120 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Police and Detective Supervisors in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Police and Detective Supervisors in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Police and Detective Supervisors in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Police and Detective Supervisors Work in Colorado?

In 2018, there were 1,320 Police and Detective Supervisors working in the state.

There were 1,410 Police and Detective Supervisors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Police and Detective Supervisors in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,510 Police and Detective Supervisors working in it, which means Colorado has fewer Police and Detective Supervisors than average.

Police and Detective Supervisors in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Police and Detective Supervisors in this state are growing at a rate of 11.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.6%.

Job Projections for Police and Detective Supervisors: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 120 annual job openings, and a total of 1,660 jobs for Colorado Police and Detective Supervisors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,100 annual jobs and 111,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Police and Detective Supervisors Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Police and Detective Supervisors ranged from $62,830 to $131,520 with $107,560 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $30.21 to $63.23. The median hourly rate was $51.71.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $48.6 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $3.11.

The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Police and Detective Supervisors Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado Metros for Police and Detective Supervisors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Police and Detective Supervisors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 720 $111,780
Colorado Springs, CO 100 $107,370
Greeley, CO 70 $104,100
Boulder, CO 60 $113,580
Grand Junction, CO 40 $100,820
Pueblo, CO 30 $100,170
Fort Collins, CO 30 $116,010

Top States for Police and Detective Supervisors Employment

View the list below to see where most Police and Detective Supervisors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 12,650 $115,180
Florida 6,840 $84,870
Texas 6,400 $86,640
Illinois 6,000 $109,200
Georgia 5,840 $63,100
New Jersey 5,650 $129,620
California 4,950 $149,800
Massachusetts 4,670 $96,210
Maryland 4,080 $92,600
Tennessee 4,010 $64,930
Pennsylvania 3,350 $89,130
Arizona 3,020 $92,580
Virginia 3,000 $85,300
Ohio 2,810 $80,610
North Carolina 2,800 $65,930
Washington 2,590 $107,580
Michigan 2,380 $78,170
Oklahoma 2,350 $73,320
Louisiana 2,310 $59,600
Missouri 2,220 $78,070

Below are the states where Police and Detective Supervisors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $149,800
New Jersey $129,620
Alaska $115,720
New York $115,180
Hawaii $113,490
Illinois $109,200
Washington $107,580
Colorado $107,560
District of Columbia $107,180
Nevada $101,390

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