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Protective Service Salaries

  Wage Estimates
Occupation Title

Employment

Median Hourly

Mean Hourly

Mean Annual

Protective Service Occupations

72,470 $18.13 $21.00 $43,670
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 1,610 $43.47 $42.62 $88,650
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers * $38.33 $38.85 $80,810
First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other

1,370

 $22.42

$25.35

$52,720

Fire Fighters * $24.06 $25.57 $53,180
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 210 $25.56 $25.85 $53,770
Bailiffs * $12.99 $14.24 $29,620
Correctional Officers and Jailers * $22.39 $23.44 $48,760
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 4,310 $39.97 $39.41 $81,970
Parking Enforcement Workers 590 $14.09 $14.01 $29,150
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers * $26.40 $26.89 $55,930
Animal Control Workers * $18.37 $18.86 $39,230
Private Detectives and Investigators 1,760 $16.01 $19.39 $40,330
Security Guards 32,390 $13.01 $14.00 $29,120
Crossing Guards 720 $12.39 $13.11 $27,270
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 2,260 $8.47 $9.17 $19,070
Protective Service Workers, All Other 1,300 $16.01 $17.69 $36,790

* = not available,  Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics