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Police and Detective Supervisors in Texas

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

13.4% Jobs Projection
$86,640 Median Salary
220 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Police and Detective Supervisors Work in Texas?

There were approximately 6,400 workers employed as Police and Detective Supervisors in this state in 2018.

There were 3,120 Police and Detective Supervisors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 3,280 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Police and Detective Supervisors in TX Employment Trend

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

Police and Detective Supervisors in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Police and Detective Supervisors in this state are growing at a rate of 13.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.6%.

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

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 220 annual job openings, and a total of 3,210 jobs for Texas 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Police and Detective Supervisors ranged from $52,720 to $133,170 with $86,640 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.34 to $64.02. The median hourly rate was $41.65.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $42.55 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.90.

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

Police and Detective Supervisors Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,240 $89,270
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,210 $92,240
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 770 $89,690
Austin-Round Rock, TX 540 $91,400
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 320 $71,200
Lubbock, TX 170 $90,710
Laredo, TX 170 $94,640
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 160 $88,340
El Paso, TX 120 $133,170
Corpus Christi, TX 120 $90,900
College Station-Bryan, TX 100 $82,040
Killeen-Temple, TX 70 $67,130
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 60 $98,220
Texarkana, TX-AR 60 $61,230
Waco, TX 50 $94,660
Sherman-Denison, TX 40 $60,280
Tyler, TX 40 $94,780
San Angelo, TX 40 $77,120
Midland, TX 30 $93,170

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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