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Police and Detective Supervisors in Massachusetts

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

5.2% Jobs Projection
$96,210 Median Salary
280 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Police and Detective Supervisors Work in Massachusetts?

In 2018, there were 4,670 Police and Detective Supervisors working in the state.

There were 4,290 Police and Detective Supervisors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 380 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Police and Detective Supervisors in MA Employment Trend

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

Police and Detective Supervisors in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Police and Detective Supervisors in this state are growing at a rate of 5.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.6%.

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

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 280 annual job openings, and a total of 4,490 jobs for Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Police and Detective Supervisors ranged from $68,620 to $148,260 with $96,210 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.99 to $71.28. The median hourly rate was $46.26.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $45.88 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.38.

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

Police and Detective Supervisors Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,420 $98,410
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 850 $80,280
Springfield, MA-CT 410 $86,580
Worcester, MA-CT 390 $88,980
Barnstable Town, MA 200 $102,150
New Bedford, MA 70 $92,680
Leominster-Gardner, MA 60 $81,560
Pittsfield, MA 40 $78,250

Top States for Police and Detective Supervisors Employment

The table below shows the states 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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