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Police and Detective Supervisors in Pennsylvania

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Police and Detective Supervisors in Pennsylvania

Want to work in Pennsylvania as a Police and Detective Supervisor? Read this first!

4.1% Jobs Projection
$89,130 Median Salary
220 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Police and Detective Supervisors in Pennsylvania is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Police and Detective Supervisors Work in Pennsylvania?

In 2018, there were 3,350 Police and Detective Supervisors working in the state.

There were 3,260 Police and Detective Supervisors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Police and Detective Supervisors in PA Employment Trend

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

Police and Detective Supervisors in PA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Police and Detective Supervisors in this state are growing at a rate of 4.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.6%.

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

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 220 annual Police and Detective Supervisors job openings in Pennsylvania, and 3,570 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Police and Detective Supervisors Make in Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Police and Detective Supervisors ranged from $59,630 to $130,250 with $89,130 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.67 to $62.62. The median hourly rate was $42.85.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $41.75 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.10.

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

Police and Detective Supervisors Earnings: PA vs. National Average

Top Pennsylvania 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
Pittsburgh, PA 580 $91,070
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 270 $109,150
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 160 $69,860
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 150 $95,750
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 130 $74,070
York-Hanover, PA 90 $91,780
Lancaster, PA 90 $96,670
Reading, PA 80 $88,700
Erie, PA 50 $84,530
Gettysburg, PA 40 $107,010
East Stroudsburg, PA 30 $86,420
Altoona, PA 30 $78,970

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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