Numbers of Protective Service Occupations in Columbia, SC

Occupation group

Protective Service Occupations

Year Number
2005 8,010
2006 8,160
2007 8,760
2008 9,220
2009 9,850
2010 10,400
2011 10,410
2012 10,710
2013 11,280
2014 10,320
2015 10,660
2016 11,470
2017 13,210
2018 13,330

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

Year Number
2008 50
2009 70
2012 60
2013 70
2017 60
2018 60

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Year Number
2005 200
2006 110
2007 100
2008 100
2009 230
2010 270
2011 250
2012 240
2013 220
2014 230
2015 240
2016 270
2017 380
2018 350

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40
2007 40
2008 50
2009 50
2010 130
2013 160
2014 140
2015 160
2016 200
2017 190
2018 180

First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 70
2006 90
2007 140
2008 200
2009 190
2010 250
2011 320
2012 320
2013 220
2014 190
2015 240
2016 250
2017 150
2018 170

Firefighters

Year Number
2005 380
2007 370
2008 380
2009 450
2010 490
2011 510
2013 560
2014 690
2015 720
2016 720
2017 620
2018 600

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40
2007 40
2010 80
2011 30
2013 70
2014 60
2017 30
2018 40

Bailiffs

Year Number
2014 30
2015 40
2016 40
2017 40
2018 40

Correctional Officers and Jailers

Year Number
2005 1,750
2006 1,990
2007 2,060
2008 2,120
2010 2,070
2012 2,010
2013 2,050
2014 1,970
2015 1,930
2016 1,810
2017 1,810
2018 1,800

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

Year Number
2005 270
2006 210
2007 210
2008 250
2009 310
2010 310
2011 330
2012 340
2013 460
2014 440
2015 350
2016 370
2017 360
2018 350

Parking Enforcement Workers

Year Number
2013 30
2014 30
2015 30

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

Year Number
2005 1,920
2006 1,990
2007 1,850
2008 1,890
2009 1,890
2010 1,830
2011 1,890
2012 2,020
2013 2,070
2014 2,210
2015 2,660
2016 2,920
2017 3,260
2018 2,790

Animal Control Workers

Year Number
2005 30
2008 30
2009 40
2010 40
2011 40
2013 30
2015 30
2016 40
2017 40
2018 40

Private Detectives and Investigators

Year Number
2006 60
2007 60
2009 30
2010 30
2011 70
2012 70
2013 60

Security Guards

Year Number
2005 2,590
2006 2,660
2007 3,230
2008 3,420
2009 3,880
2010 4,200
2011 4,100
2012 4,450
2013 4,860
2014 3,860
2015 3,800
2016 4,360
2017 5,820
2018 6,390

Crossing Guards

Year Number
2005 110
2006 90
2007 90
2008 110
2009 120
2010 110
2011 100
2013 80
2014 60
2015 60
2016 60

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

Year Number
2005 110
2006 190
2007 170
2008 260
2009 160
2011 210
2012 240
2016 150
2017 190
2018 170

Transportation Security Screeners

Year Number
2005 480
2006 630
2007 740
2008 770
2009 830
2010 750
2011 80
2012 80
2013 70
2014 60
2015 50
2016 50
2017 50
2018 90

Protective Service Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 240
2006 130
2007 140
2008 120
2009 150
2010 140
2011 110
2012 80
2013 70
2014 90
2015 70
2016 120