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Police and Detective Supervisors in New Jersey

Considering a career as a Police and Detective Supervisor in New Jersey?

-1% Jobs Projection
$129,620 Median Salary
320 Job Openings

While jobs for Police and Detective Supervisors in New Jersey are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Police and Detective Supervisors in New Jersey is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Police and Detective Supervisors Work in New Jersey?

5,650 people worked as Police and Detective Supervisors in 2018 in this state.

There were 5,200 Police and Detective Supervisors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 450 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Police and Detective Supervisors in NJ Employment Trend

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

Police and Detective Supervisors in NJ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Police and Detective Supervisors in this state are declining at a rate of 1.4% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.6%.

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

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 320 annual job openings, and a total of 5,460 jobs for New Jersey 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 New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Police and Detective Supervisors ranged from $107,520 to $165,050 with $129,620 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $51.69 to $79.35. The median hourly rate was $62.32.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $60.59 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.73.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Police and Detective Supervisors Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 14,270 $122,420
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,280 $98,100
Trenton, NJ 240 $128,930
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 150 $95,750
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 130 $120,520
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ 60 $111,450
Ocean City, NJ 40 $121,450

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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