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Highest Paying Industries for First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

The top 25 highest paying industries for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $84,010, manufacturing is the highest paying industry for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers. It is followed by aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry (average annual salary $77,140). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 25 Highest Paying Industries for First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Manufacturing
$84,010
100
2 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$77,140
n/a
3 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$76,860
60
4 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$71,240
55,570
5 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$71,240
55,570
6 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$70,910
58,650
7 Federal, State, and Local Government
$70,910
58,650
8 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$70,900
58,720
9 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$70,720
40
10 Educational Services - State government owned
$70,410
50
11 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$70,230
50
12 Educational Services
$69,960
60
13 State government, including schools and hospitals
$67,370
1,840
14 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$67,370
1,770
15 Federal government, including USPS
$66,040
1,310
16 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$66,040
1,310
17 Investigation and Security Services
$60,250
40
18 Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services
$57,030
30
19 Support Activities for Air Transportation
$54,540
30
20 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$52,440
890
21 Administrative and Support Services
$52,280
890
22 Other Support Services
$51,910
830
23 Ambulance Services
$42,460
n/a
24 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$42,460
n/a
25 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$42,460
n/a
See also: Highest paying cities for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers.