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 6,690 33,900 18,140 41,780 19,950 30,190 42,180
    16.30 8.70 20.10 9.60 14.50 20.30
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 33-1012 160 63,190 46,060 71,760 50,040 58,940 71,390
    30.40 22.15 34.50 24.05 28.35 34.30
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 33-1021 170 57,970 45,770 64,060 48,450 54,500 64,090
    27.85 22.00 30.80 23.30 26.20 30.80
First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 33-1099 120 39,560 21,880 48,400 22,790 33,900 46,520
    19.00 10.50 23.25 10.95 16.30 22.35
Fire Fighters 33-2011 480 34,600 25,010 39,400 29,050 34,740 41,090
    16.65 12.05 18.95 13.95 16.70 19.75
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 33-2021 30 50,920 32,420 60,180 36,440 48,010 63,890
    24.50 15.60 28.95 17.50 23.10 30.70
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 33-3021 220 68,650 39,600 83,180 46,750 58,600 89,440
    33.00 19.05 40.00 22.50 28.15 43.00
Fish and Game Wardens 33-3031 20 43,130 34,060 47,660 35,580 41,720 49,710
    20.75 16.40 22.90 17.10 20.05 23.90
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 33-3051 1,300 40,020 28,590 45,730 32,670 39,880 47,920
    19.25 13.75 22.00 15.70 19.15 23.05
Animal Control Workers 33-9011 30 32,480 27,170 35,130 27,400 30,930 37,000
    15.60 13.05 16.90 13.15 14.85 17.80
Security Guards 33-9032 2,680 23,590 16,700 27,030 17,430 19,650 26,270
    11.35 8.05 13.00 8.40 9.45 12.65
Crossing Guards 33-9091 200 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 33-9092 140 19,340 16,600 20,710 16,760 18,310 21,190
    9.30 8.00 9.95 8.05 8.80 10.20
Transportation Security Screeners 33-9093 90 35,510 30,190 38,170 30,000 34,130 38,780
    17.05 14.50 18.35 14.45 16.40 18.65
Protective Service Workers, All Other 33-9099 120 35,850 22,250 42,650 23,810 31,980 45,800
    17.25 10.70 20.50 11.45 15.40 22.00
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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 June 2013.