Employment Prospects

The United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics provides some useful data regarding related public and private security occupations. These data reflect patterns and trends in related occupational areas from 2008 to 2018.

Detective/Investigator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16% projected increase 2008 to 2018
Protective Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12.27% increase 2008 to 2018
Security Guards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 % increase 2008 to 2018
Private Investigators. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 % increase 2008-2018
Transportation Security Screeners. . . . . no data available (continuous hiring according to DHS)