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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,040
25th Percentile Wage
$60,570
50th Percentile Wage
$70,110
75th Percentile Wage
$79,260
90th Percentile Wage
$93,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,040.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.02
25th Percentile Wage
$29.12
50th Percentile Wage
$33.71
75th Percentile Wage
$38.11
90th Percentile Wage
$44.80

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.80. The median hourly salary is $33.71. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.02.

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
201670,11011.07%19.18%
201562,3505.28%-
201459,060-0.56%-
201359,3904.60%-
201256,660--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in state of Montana ranges from $21,800 to $71,750. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Montana is Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,750. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Great Falls (mean annual salary $58,220). The lowest paying area is Western Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $21,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$71,750
Great Falls
$58,220
Missoula
$57,270
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$21,800



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