How Much Do Police Supervisors Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Police and Detectives Supervisors

Police and Detectives Supervisors directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$97180 per year
Hourly wage
$47 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$52,610 to $69,030 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$25 to $33 per hour

Entry-level Supervisors of Police and Detectives with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $52,610 to $69,030 per year or $25 to $33 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Supervisors of Police and Detectives to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $73 $152,090
Senior (Top 25%) $59 $121,910
Middle (Mid 50%) $45 $92,970
Junior (Bottom 25%) $33 $69,030
No experience (Bottom 10%) $25 $52,610

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
CA $78 $161,250
NJ $68 $141,880
DC $61 $127,690
AK $61 $127,600
NY $59 $122,840
HI $56 $117,290
WA $56 $115,910
IL $54 $112,380
MA $53 $110,300
CO $53 $109,880

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Supervisor of Police and Detective is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like CA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at CA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Police Supervisors are in the states of CA, NJ, DC, AK and NY.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Federal Executive Branch $137120 $65.92
State Government $103490 $49.75
Specialty Hospitals $95910 $46.11
Local Government $94470 $45.42
Postal Service (Federal Government) $89860 $43.20
Elementary and Secondary Schools $85760 $41.23
Junior Colleges $85580 $41.14
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals $84790 $40.76
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $84450 $40.60
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $82840 $39.82

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