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

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in the state of Colorado 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 Colorado areas 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 Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,610
25th Percentile Wage
$65,070
50th Percentile Wage
$78,970
75th Percentile Wage
$95,330
90th Percentile Wage
$106,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,610.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.41
25th Percentile Wage
$31.29
50th Percentile Wage
$37.97
75th Percentile Wage
$45.83
90th Percentile Wage
$51.18

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $51.18. The median hourly salary is $37.97. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.41.

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
201678,9701.65%0.85%
201577,6704.02%-
201474,550-3.37%-
201377,060-1.61%-
201278,300--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in state of Colorado ranges from $62,400 to $94,170. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $94,170. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Fort Collins-Loveland (mean annual salary $93,900). The lowest paying area is Greeley with a median annual salary of $62,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$94,170
Fort Collins-Loveland
$93,900
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$75,770
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$65,470
Colorado Springs
$65,400
Greeley
$62,400


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