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 3,460 32,920 21,500 38,630 24,670 30,310 38,220
    15.85 10.35 18.55 11.85 14.55 18.35
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers 33-1011 70 40,070 27,990 46,110 31,960 40,240 46,230
    19.25 13.45 22.15 15.35 19.35 22.25
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 33-1012 160 49,140 35,830 55,800 39,390 46,240 58,820
    23.65 17.25 26.85 18.95 22.25 28.30
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 33-1021 40 53,370 42,510 58,790 42,940 47,560 57,960
    25.65 20.45 28.25 20.65 22.85 27.85
First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 33-1099 20 53,370 32,790 63,660 36,240 43,690 63,140
    25.65 15.75 30.60 17.40 21.00 30.35
Fire Fighters 33-2011 280 30,230 21,410 34,630 22,350 27,360 35,280
    14.55 10.30 16.65 10.75 13.15 16.95
Bailiffs 33-3011 40 28,940 21,750 32,540 24,940 30,090 34,270
    13.90 10.45 15.65 12.00 14.45 16.50
Correctional Officers and Jailers 33-3012 910 27,790 23,750 29,810 25,320 27,680 30,050
    13.35 11.40 14.35 12.15 13.30 14.45
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 33-3021 100 49,700 33,880 57,610 36,480 42,530 49,000
    23.90 16.30 27.70 17.55 20.45 23.55
Fish and Game Wardens 33-3031 30 48,510 39,080 53,230 43,290 50,590 55,380
    23.30 18.80 25.60 20.80 24.30 26.65
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 33-3051 760 34,400 25,180 39,020 27,980 33,470 38,020
    16.55 12.10 18.75 13.45 16.10 18.30
Animal Control Workers 33-9011 30 26,060 19,830 29,170 20,910 24,140 31,300
    12.55 9.55 14.05 10.05 11.60 15.05
Security Guards 33-9032 450 35,850 23,740 41,900 28,070 36,140 44,290
    17.25 11.40 20.15 13.50 17.40 21.30
Crossing Guards 33-9091 20 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Protective Service Workers, All Other 33-9099 190 43,180 26,710 51,410 31,310 36,580 53,990
    20.75 12.85 24.70 15.05 17.60 25.95
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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.