First-Line Supervisor of Fire Fighting and Prevention Worker Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers among California cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,130
25th Percentile Wage
$74,680
50th Percentile Wage
$98,240
75th Percentile Wage
$145,400
90th Percentile Wage
$187,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $187,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,130.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.39
25th Percentile Wage
$35.90
50th Percentile Wage
$47.23
75th Percentile Wage
$69.90
90th Percentile Wage
$89.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $89.92. The median hourly salary is $47.23. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.39.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201698,240-0.18%38.66%
201598,420-1.40%-
201499,800-3.07%-
2013102,86041.42%-
201260,260--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in state of California ranges from $54,430 to $157,960. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in California is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana with a median annual salary of $157,960. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City (mean annual salary $155,540). The lowest paying area is Chico with a median annual salary of $54,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$157,960
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$155,540
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$155,200
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$153,990
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$149,110
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$127,830
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$125,680
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$123,270
Salinas
$118,600
Bakersfield-Delano
$106,120
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$103,810
Visalia-Porterville
$99,330
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$97,700
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$94,390
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$91,110
Stockton
$87,130
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$80,830
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$80,820
Fresno
$77,850
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$77,100
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$75,580
Redding
$74,460
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$73,270
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$67,620
Vallejo-Fairfield
$63,770
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$59,640
Chico
$54,430



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