TENNESSEE OCCUPATIONAL WAGES
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Protective Service Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage 25th pct Median wage 75th pct
PROTECTIVE SERVICE OCCUPATIONS 33-0000 6,530 32,405 18,270 39,470 19,765 28,705 39,100
    15.60 8.80 19.00 9.50 13.80 18.80
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 33-1012 100 72,110 50,050 83,140 55,720 63,715 81,730
    34.65 24.05 39.95 26.80 30.65 39.30
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 33-1021 120 58,810 36,810 69,805 42,705 56,695 77,795
    28.25 17.70 33.55 20.55 27.25 37.40
First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 33-1099 50 55,285 38,935 63,460 42,250 47,055 63,065
    26.60 18.70 30.50 20.30 22.60 30.30
Fire Fighters 33-2011 610 30,590 22,345 34,715 24,385 29,260 36,400
    14.70 10.75 16.70 11.70 14.05 17.50
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 33-2021 30 46,975 34,800 53,065 38,765 44,620 51,210
    22.60 16.75 25.50 18.65 21.45 24.60
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 33-3021 160 69,130 40,920 83,235 44,720 57,890 89,455
    33.25 19.65 40.00 21.50 27.85 43.00
Fish and Game Wardens 33-3031 40 37,810 30,300 41,560 32,160 33,630 40,085
    18.20 14.55 20.00 15.45 16.15 19.25
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 33-3051 1,360 38,340 27,440 43,790 32,215 38,430 45,750
    18.45 13.20 21.05 15.50 18.50 22.00
Animal Control Workers 33-9011 40 30,465 24,195 33,600 26,120 29,395 35,100
    14.65 11.65 16.15 12.55 14.15 16.90
Private Detectives and Investigators 33-9021 110
   
Security Guards 33-9032 2,540 23,175 17,340 26,090 17,590 19,720 25,355
    11.15 8.35 12.55 8.45 9.50 12.20
Crossing Guards 33-9091 200 24,115 16,320 28,010 16,610 21,875 29,250
    11.60 7.85 13.45 8.00 10.50 14.05
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 33-9092 19,015 17,180 19,930 16,770 18,360 20,310
    9.15 8.25 9.60 8.05 8.85 9.75
Transportation Security Screeners 33-9093 100
   
Protective Service Workers, All Other 33-9099 110 32,265 18,470 39,160 20,145 25,505 42,760
    15.50 8.90 18.85 9.70 12.25 20.55
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Entry and Experienced wages represent the mean of the lower third and the mean of the upper two-thirds of the wage distribution respectively. The OES survey does not collect information for entry or experienced workers. Tennessee Depatment of Labor & Workforce Development, Employment Security Division, Labor Market Information. Publish date June 2011.