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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,990
25th Percentile Wage
$43,200
50th Percentile Wage
$55,320
75th Percentile Wage
$70,060
90th Percentile Wage
$79,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,990.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.82
25th Percentile Wage
$20.77
50th Percentile Wage
$26.60
75th Percentile Wage
$33.68
90th Percentile Wage
$38.34

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.34. The median hourly salary is $26.60. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.82.

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
201655,3205.04%11.03%
201552,5302.93%-
201450,9902.27%-
201349,8301.22%-
201249,220--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in state of Louisiana ranges from $31,470 to $71,180. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Louisiana is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $71,180. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $55,590). The lowest paying area is Lake Charles with a median annual salary of $31,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Shreveport-Bossier City
$71,180
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$55,590
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$51,240
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$50,820
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$46,800
Lafayette
$46,530
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$40,020
Lake Charles
$31,470



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