Detective Supervisor

Code: 33-1012.00

Also known as: Police Captain, Police Chief, Shift Supervisor

Description: When complex crimes that require in-depth investigation occur, police departments turn to their detectives to gather facts and collect evidence. Detective Supervisors are responsible for directly coordinating investigative efforts of departmental detectives and other members of the police force.Detective Supervisors typically start off as police officers, after graduating from the academy. They must have at least a high school degree and have completed years of on-the-job training as a Detective. Some supervisors may be required to have a college degree.

Detective Supervisor

Typical wages

10% $52,610
25% $69,030
Median $92,970
75% $121,910
90% $152,090
10% $25.29
25% $33.19
Median $44.7
75% $58.61
90% $73.12

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 8,300