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 63,470 33,660 19,385 40,795 21,960 30,315 42,140
    16.20 9.30 19.60 10.55 14.55 20.25
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers 33-1011 650 49,890 37,510 56,075 40,445 46,395 56,855
    24.00 18.05 26.95 19.45 22.30 27.35
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 33-1012 1,610 58,635 39,425 68,235 43,960 55,140 68,805
    28.20 18.95 32.80 21.15 26.50 33.10
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 33-1021 1,080 55,885 39,750 63,955 45,260 53,960 64,155
    26.85 19.10 30.75 21.75 25.95 30.85
First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 33-1099 790 43,160 26,965 51,260 30,860 41,730 49,935
    20.75 12.95 24.65 14.85 20.05 24.00
Fire Fighters 33-2011 5,500 36,945 24,770 43,035 28,910 36,270 45,155
    17.75 11.90 20.70 13.90 17.45 21.70
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 33-2021 N/A 49,340 34,645 56,685 39,820 50,415 58,720
    23.70 16.65 27.25 19.15 24.25 28.25
Bailiffs 33-3011 340 27,140 19,015 31,205 21,615 27,415 32,485
    13.05 9.15 15.00 10.40 13.20 15.60
Correctional Officers and Jailers 33-3012 9,790 31,640 25,545 34,690 26,175 29,320 36,185
    15.20 12.30 16.70 12.60 14.10 17.40
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 33-3021 1,600 62,480 37,005 75,220 40,370 48,215 75,690
    30.05 17.80 36.15 19.40 23.20 36.40
Parking Enforcement Workers 33-3041 N/A 26,470 19,300 30,055 20,775 24,050 32,870
    12.75 9.30 14.45 10.00 11.55 15.80
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 33-3051 13,120 41,605 30,190 47,310 33,320 40,665 50,665
    20.00 14.50 22.75 16.00 19.55 24.35
Transit and Railroad Police 33-3052 90 48,765 34,895 55,700 38,010 48,990 57,000
    23.45 16.80 26.80 18.25 23.55 27.40
Animal Control Workers 33-9011 310 29,665 23,010 32,990 25,345 28,925 34,580
    14.25 11.05 15.85 12.20 13.90 16.60
Private Detectives and Investigators 33-9021 N/A 52,935 27,675 65,570 29,535 52,865 71,265
    25.45 13.30 31.50 14.20 25.40 34.25
Security Guards 33-9032 22,220 24,060 16,860 27,660 17,810 21,220 27,985
    11.55 8.10 13.30 8.55 10.20 13.45
Crossing Guards 33-9091 1,490 27,560 19,590 31,545 21,110 26,890 34,155
    13.25 9.40 15.15 10.15 12.95 16.40
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 33-9092 1,850 18,970 16,755 20,075 16,590 17,960 19,360
    9.10 8.05 9.65 8.00 8.65 9.30
Transportation Security Screeners 33-9093 710 35,235 30,100 37,805 29,430 34,370 38,390
    16.95 14.45 18.20 14.15 16.55 18.45
Protective Service Workers, All Other 33-9099 1,010 34,410 20,670 41,280 22,850 30,390 42,060
    16.55 9.95 19.85 11.00 14.60 20.20
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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 Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Employment Security Division, Labor Market Information. Publish date May 2012.