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 among Illinois 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 Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,260
25th Percentile Wage
$69,470
50th Percentile Wage
$93,820
75th Percentile Wage
$117,490
90th Percentile Wage
$130,800

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 $130,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,260.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.17
25th Percentile Wage
$33.40
50th Percentile Wage
$45.11
75th Percentile Wage
$56.48
90th Percentile Wage
$62.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.88. The median hourly salary is $45.11. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.17.

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
201693,820-0.01%1.92%
201593,8300.48%-
201493,3800.17%-
201393,2201.29%-
201292,020--

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 $55,780 to $107,390. 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 $107,390. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $101,760). The lowest paying area is West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$107,390
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$101,760
Springfield
$85,760
Decatur
$82,930
Champaign-Urbana
$73,950
Peoria
$73,950
Rockford
$72,550
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$57,640
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$56,250
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$55,780



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