Protective Service - GPS Your Career


GPS Your Career: According to the BLS, the States with the highest employment level in the Protective Service occupational group are:

California (374,460 workers)
Texas (297,440)
New York (294,070)
Florida (233,250)
Illinois (153,090)

States with the highest concentration of jobs are:

District of Columbia (41.53 per 1,000 jobs)
Hawaii (32.90)
New York (32.32)
Nevada (32.30)
New Mexico (31.08)

The top paying States for this occupation are below. Parts of the Northwest and Northeast have this category covered.

District of Columbia ($61,030 annual mean wage)
Alaska ($58,090)
California ($56,810)
Washington ($56,040)
New Jersey ($55,160)