Numbers of Protective Service Occupations in California

Occupation group

Protective Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 356,150
2002 361,650
2003 360,290
2004 357,650
2005 357,430
2006 337,280
2007 345,890
2008 353,310
2009 369,500
2010 365,920
2011 363,020
2012 348,950
2013 353,020
2014 365,130
2015 380,720
2016 374,460
2017 379,830
2018 386,370

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

Year Number
2001 4,570
2002 4,710
2003 4,860
2004 4,730
2005 4,390
2006 4,930
2007 5,300
2008 5,430
2009 5,500
2010 2,370
2011 2,230
2012 4,850
2013 4,510
2014 4,720
2015 4,540
2016 4,580
2017 4,580
2018 4,520

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Year Number
2001 12,500
2002 9,510
2003 6,880
2004 6,370
2005 6,390
2006 7,260
2007 7,520
2008 7,440
2009 5,870
2010 5,660
2012 3,340
2014 3,740
2018 4,950

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

Year Number
2001 8,680
2002 7,860
2003 8,240
2004 7,710
2005 7,560
2006 6,510
2007 6,480
2008 6,200
2009 4,820
2010 4,430
2011 2,990
2012 3,220
2013 2,040
2014 2,190
2015 2,440
2016 2,200
2017 2,380
2018 2,880

First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 5,700
2005 6,180
2006 6,060
2007 6,330
2008 6,780
2009 6,370
2011 6,710
2012 6,940
2014 7,980

Firefighters

Year Number
2001 28,810
2002 29,680
2003 27,510
2004 28,200
2005 29,630
2006 26,530
2007 26,810
2008 29,250
2009 34,940
2010 33,100
2011 33,200
2012 26,550
2013 28,990
2014 30,440
2015 34,100
2016 30,040
2017 31,150
2018 32,910

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

Year Number
2001 1,060
2002 1,080
2003 1,120
2004 1,030
2005 1,120
2006 820
2007 790
2008 780
2009 920
2010 1,920
2011 1,820
2012 1,620
2013 1,030
2014 870
2015 950
2016 860
2017 820
2018 700

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

Year Number
2001 60
2002 150
2003 210
2004 230
2005 210
2006 90
2007 90
2008 60
2009 90
2010 100
2011 100
2012 100
2013 150
2014 160
2015 340
2016 310
2017 360
2018 340

Bailiffs

Year Number
2001 160
2002 130
2003 90
2004 100
2005 100
2006 190
2007 190
2008 210
2009 180
2010 170
2012 180
2013 210
2014 240
2015 310
2016 290
2017 230
2018 150

Correctional Officers and Jailers

Year Number
2001 32,470
2002 32,220
2003 36,250
2004 36,200
2005 33,760
2006 35,570
2007 38,370
2008 40,260
2009 42,060
2010 44,120
2011 42,410
2012 37,210
2013 35,960
2014 35,480
2015 34,640
2016 37,050
2017 36,730
2018 34,980

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

Year Number
2001 9,290
2002 9,150
2003 9,360
2004 9,220
2005 8,760
2006 10,870
2007 11,630
2008 11,880
2009 12,800
2010 12,720
2011 14,430
2012 12,450
2013 12,020
2014 11,830
2015 12,390
2016 12,040
2017 11,700
2018 11,250

Fish and Game Wardens

Year Number
2001 550
2002 590
2003 470
2004 460
2005 410
2006 420
2007 470
2008 470
2009 540
2012 480
2013 380
2014 380
2015 350
2016 360
2017 360
2018 350

Parking Enforcement Workers

Year Number
2001 1,330
2002 2,040
2003 1,870
2004 1,660
2005 1,520
2006 1,560
2007 1,660
2008 1,760
2009 2,420
2010 2,200
2011 2,010
2012 1,660
2013 1,640
2014 1,660
2015 1,700
2016 1,680
2017 1,560
2018 1,290

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

Year Number
2001 69,210
2002 75,540
2003 77,120
2004 74,870
2005 72,090
2006 60,460
2007 60,920
2008 61,930
2009 73,100
2010 75,730
2011 73,550
2012 69,740
2013 68,340
2014 68,220
2015 70,930
2016 70,790
2017 73,000
2018 72,680

Transit and Railroad Police

Year Number
2001 2,500
2002 1,780
2003 1,130
2004 840
2005 450
2006 490
2007 590
2008 490
2009 280
2010 290
2011 340
2012 270
2013 270
2014 190
2015 480
2016 460
2017 510
2018 300

Animal Control Workers

Year Number
2001 1,350
2002 1,190
2003 1,610
2004 1,550
2005 1,620
2006 1,700
2007 1,750
2008 1,810
2009 2,170
2010 2,110
2011 2,130
2012 1,490
2013 1,490
2014 1,470
2015 1,520
2016 1,650
2017 1,600
2018 1,240

Private Detectives and Investigators

Year Number
2001 3,360
2002 3,700
2003 3,480
2004 3,130
2005 3,200
2006 3,960
2007 4,800
2008 5,420
2009 3,910
2010 3,300
2011 2,170
2012 2,910
2013 3,240
2014 3,640
2015 4,380
2016 5,110
2017 4,240
2018 3,870

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

Year Number
2001 450
2002 510
2003 510
2004 620
2005 530
2006 600
2007 760
2008 760
2009 640
2010 480
2011 600
2012 700
2013 790
2014 1,000
2015 1,170
2016 1,090
2017 1,080
2018 980

Security Guards

Year Number
2001 139,600
2002 132,170
2003 134,210
2004 136,130
2005 136,900
2006 136,680
2007 139,210
2008 138,800
2009 137,370
2010 131,780
2011 134,130
2012 136,120
2013 140,850
2014 148,740
2015 151,130
2016 146,740
2017 151,110
2018 155,540

Crossing Guards

Year Number
2001 6,180
2002 6,260
2003 5,660
2004 5,660
2005 5,600
2006 4,680
2007 5,090
2008 5,890
2009 5,490
2010 5,480
2011 5,120
2012 6,180
2013 6,380
2014 5,720
2015 6,720
2016 7,300
2017 7,330
2018 6,160

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

Year Number
2004 10,400
2005 11,510
2006 11,030
2007 10,610
2008 9,810
2009 10,500
2010 11,350
2011 12,030
2012 12,440
2013 13,510
2014 14,750
2015 17,230
2016 16,110
2017 15,770
2018 15,390

Transportation Security Screeners

Year Number
2001 20,850
2002 19,760
2003 21,730
2004 23,170
2005 20,760
2006 27,810
2007 29,350
2008 30,400
2009 31,050
2010 28,870
2011 5,320
2012 5,410
2013 5,120
2014 4,890
2015 4,840
2016 4,600
2017 4,610

Protective Service Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 22,840
2005 25,500
2006 16,880
2007 16,540
2008 17,890
2009 19,530
2010 16,270
2011 15,920
2012 15,090
2013 15,390
2014 16,810
2015 18,440
2016 19,010
2017 18,660
2018 20,920