Law Enforcement Technician Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about law enforcement technician demographics? We analyzed 565 law enforcement technicians resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Law Enforcement Technician Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as law enforcement technicians. Keep reading to find out what the results for law enforcement technicians were.

Law Enforcement Technician Gender Ratio

Among law enforcement technicians, 30.6% of them are women compared to 64.5% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 64.5%
  • Female, 30.6%
  • Unknown, 4.9%

Law Enforcement Technician Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among law enforcement technicians is White, which makes up 71.2% of all law enforcement technicians. Comparatively, there are 10.0% of the Asian ethnicity and 9.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

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  • White, 71.2%
  • Asian, 10.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 9.2%
  • Black or African American, 6.9%
  • Unknown, 2.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.2%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Law Enforcement Technicians

The chart below shows that 58.3% of law enforcement technicians speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Portuguese at 16.7% and Swedish is the third-most popular at 4.2%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 58.3%
  • Portuguese, 16.7%
  • Swedish, 4.2%
  • German, 4.2%
  • French, 4.2%
  • Other, 12.4%

Law Enforcement Technician Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among law enforcement technicians.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Law Enforcement Technician Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the law enforcement technician position over time.


Law Enforcement Technician Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of law enforcement technicians changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of law enforcement technicians based on ethnicity and gender.


Number Of Years On The Job For Law Enforcement Technician

By looking over 565 law enforcement technicians resumes, we figured out that the average law enforcement technician enjoys staying at their job for 11+ years for a percentage of 24%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Law Enforcement Technician Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of law enforcement technician employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of law enforcement technicians is 40+ years old, which represents 65% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Law Enforcement Technicians with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, diesel technology instructor and assistant professor of air conditioning and refrigeration have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Nutrition Professor12%87%
Adjunct Nursing Faculty12%85%
Decorating Instructor13%87%
Law Enforcement Technician64%31%
Hvac/R Instructor90%4%
Assistant Professor Of Air Conditioning And Refrigeration94%3%
Diesel Technology Instructor95%4%
Diesel Technology Instructor
Assistant Professor Of Air Conditioning And Refrigeration
Hvac/R Instructor
Law Enforcement Technician
Decorating Instructor
Adjunct Nursing Faculty
Nutrition Professor

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Law Enforcement Technicians with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to law enforcement technicians.

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Job Titleascdesc
Library Technician6.75%
Para Professional7.64%
Home Advisor8.68%
Art Teacher13.03%
Social Studies Teacher13.66%
Karate Instructor13.71%
Law Enforcement Technician25.12%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Law Enforcement Technician?

Male Income
Female Income

Law Enforcement Technician Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and White men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Law Enforcement Technician Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Master's Degree$55,118
Doctorate Degree$64,484

Law Enforcement Technician Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Law Enforcement Technician Heatmaps

Where Do Law Enforcement Technicians Earn The Most?

The map here shows where law enforcement technicians earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Law Enforcement Technicians Located?

By looking through more than 565 resumes, we found that the most popular places for law enforcement technicians are NV, Las Vegas and NY, New York.

Number of Law Enforcement Technicians

Law Enforcement Technician Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ law enforcement technicians. We found that the most common company type is government. In addition, the industry that employs the most law enforcement technicians is the finance industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire law enforcement technicians.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Law Enforcement Technician Work In

Employees with the law enforcement technician job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most law enforcement technicians prefer to work at government companies over private companies.

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Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ law enforcement technicians. Those industries include finance, government and hospitality.

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Non Profits


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