Firstline supervisors of correctional officers

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Total Workforce
52.8k
Average Age
44
Average Salary
$57,986
Average Male Salary
$61,763
Average Female Salary
$48,560

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Firstline supervisors of correctional officers are most often employed by the Justice, public order, & safety activities  industry. The average yearly wage for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers was $57,986 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Firstline supervisors of correctional officers by wage are Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers, and Tool & die makers.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Firstline supervisors of correctional officers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Justice, public order, & safety activities is the industry that employs the most Firstline supervisors of correctional officers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers, by average wage, is Executive offices & legislative bodies. Firstline supervisors of correctional officers are paid most in Del Norte, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas & Siskiyou Counties PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Columbia, Levy, Bradford, Gilchrist, Dixie & Union Counties PUMA, FL.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$57,986
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,118

In 2018, Firstline supervisors of correctional officers earned an average of $57,986, $4,097 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Tool & die makers make somewhat more than Firstline supervisors of correctional officers while Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Firstline supervisors of correctional officers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.229
WAGE GINI

In 2018, Firstline supervisors of correctional officers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.229, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Firstline supervisors of correctional officers, by number of employees, are Justice, public order, & safety activities , Executive offices & legislative bodies, and National security & international affairs.

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Industries by Share

52.8k
2018 Workforce
± 5,642
-1.31%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 15.3%

The number of people employed as Firstline supervisors of correctional officers has been declining at a rate of -1.31%, from 53,519 people in 2017 to 52,820 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers employed by various industries. Justice, public order, & safety activities employs the largest share of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers at  94.8%, followed by Executive offices & legislative bodies with 2.26% and National security & international affairs with 1.67%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Firstline supervisors of correctional officers in the US. The average age of male Firstline supervisors of correctional officers in the workforce is 42.9 and of female Firstline supervisors of correctional officers is 46.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

37.7k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 4,767
15.1k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 3,018

71.4% of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

63.6% of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 19.2% of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers.

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Age by Gender

42.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.34
46.5
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.14

The median age of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers is 44, and Male employees are generally 3.62 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers is Protective Services but a relatively high number of Firstline supervisors of correctional officers hold a major in Protective Services.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Firstline supervisors of correctional officers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Firstline supervisors of correctional officers need many skills, but most especially Monitoring, Coordination, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Firstline supervisors of correctional officers need more than the average amount of Management of Personnel Resources, Negotiation, and Coordination.

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