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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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
$47,760
25th Percentile Wage
$66,310
50th Percentile Wage
$81,910
75th Percentile Wage
$98,330
90th Percentile Wage
$112,620

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 $112,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,760.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,910
3.59% 4.41%
2016
$78,970
1.65% -
2015
$77,670
4.02% -
2014
$74,550
-3.37% -
2013
$77,060
-1.61% -
2012
$78,300
- -

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 $50,570 to $97,140. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $97,140. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Fort Collins-Loveland (mean annual salary $94,870). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$97,140
Fort Collins-Loveland
$94,870
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$90,360
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$74,340
Pueblo
$74,050
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$71,270
Colorado Springs
$67,520
Greeley
$61,550
Grand Junction
$60,140
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$50,570




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