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

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in the state of Illinois 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 amongst Illinois metropolitan 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 Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,980
25th Percentile Wage
$72,110
50th Percentile Wage
$95,370
75th Percentile Wage
$116,370
90th Percentile Wage
$130,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,980.

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
$95,370
1.63% 3.51%
2016
$93,820
-0.01% -
2015
$93,830
0.48% -
2014
$93,380
0.17% -
2013
$93,220
1.29% -
2012
$92,020
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in state of Illinois ranges from $56,250 to $105,340. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $105,340. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $102,570). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$105,340
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$102,570
Springfield
$89,840
Decatur
$85,760
Rockford
$76,820
Champaign-Urbana
$75,960
Peoria
$75,070
Bloomington-Normal
$72,230
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$59,130
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$58,580
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$58,160
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$56,250




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