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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Protective Services Occupations - Washington DC Metro Area

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data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Protective Services
Occupations
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Supervisors of Protective Service Workers
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers 470 0.2 0.5 $79,680
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 3,090 1.0 1.4 $106,510
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 1,420 0.5 1.1 $95,270
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 2,440 0.8 1.5 $55,350
Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Firefighters 5,490 1.8 0.8 $58,310
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 210 0.1 0.8 $63,440
Bailiffs 90 0.0 0.2 $43,890
Correctional Officers and Jailers 3,170 1.0 0.3 $49,120
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 4,720 1.5 2.1 $126,710
Fish and Game Wardens 40 0.0 0.3 $61,760
Parking Enforcement 410 0.1 2.1 $49,600
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 15,960 5.2 1.1 $68,890
Transit and Railroad Police 180 0.1 1.7 $72,730
Other Protective Services
Animal Control Workers 150 0.0 0.5 $45,080
Private Detectives and Investigators N/A N/A N/A $73,080
Security Guards 38,450 12.5 1.6 $38,650
Crossing Guards N/A N/A N/A $30,550
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 3,750 1.2 1.2 $21,580
Transportation Security Screeners 1,280 0.4 1.4 $39,830
Protective Service Workers, All Other 4,360 1.4 1.5 $39,710
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