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 2,600 32,210 21,240 37,700 24,110 29,420 37,610
    15.50 10.20 18.10 11.60 14.15 18.10
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers 33-1011 40 41,760 29,350 47,970 34,010 41,830 49,280
    20.10 14.10 23.05 16.35 20.10 23.70
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 33-1012 170 54,060 39,800 61,190 42,980 52,440 64,050
    26.00 19.15 29.40 20.65 25.20 30.80
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 33-1021 20 49,010 33,340 56,850 35,290 44,150 60,710
    23.55 16.05 27.35 16.95 21.25 29.20
First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 33-1099 N/A 46,380 29,840 54,660 31,170 49,190 61,220
    22.30 14.35 26.30 15.00 23.65 29.45
Fire Fighters 33-2011 190 31,780 22,010 36,670 23,900 31,310 38,560
    15.30 10.60 17.65 11.50 15.05 18.55
Bailiffs 33-3011 30 22,220 16,640 25,010 17,430 24,570 27,680
    10.70 8.00 12.00 8.40 11.80 13.30
Correctional Officers and Jailers 33-3012 790 27,220 22,150 29,750 24,160 27,020 29,860
    13.10 10.65 14.30 11.60 13.00 14.35
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 33-3021 80 40,050 27,190 46,480 31,660 36,550 43,740
    19.25 13.05 22.35 15.20 17.55 21.05
Fish and Game Wardens 33-3031 60 50,940 37,750 57,540 41,850 51,800 58,550
    24.50 18.15 27.65 20.10 24.90 28.15
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 33-3051 680 35,270 26,250 39,780 28,460 33,850 39,930
    16.95 12.60 19.15 13.70 16.30 19.20
Animal Control Workers 33-9011 20 28,370 23,290 30,910 24,990 27,620 30,250
    13.65 11.20 14.85 12.00 13.30 14.55
Security Guards 33-9032 160 24,120 18,530 26,910 19,870 22,580 27,630
    11.60 8.90 12.95 9.55 10.85 13.30
Crossing Guards 33-9091 30 21,860 20,130 22,720 20,510 22,030 23,540
    10.50 9.70 10.90 9.85 10.60 11.30
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 33-9092 110 17,130 16,660 17,370 16,360 17,500 18,630
    8.25 8.00 8.35 7.85 8.40 8.95
Protective Service Workers, All Other 33-9099 N/A 33,540 21,570 39,520 23,060 31,910 38,080
    16.10 10.35 19.00 11.10 15.35 18.30
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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.