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

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in the state of North Carolina 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 North Carolina 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,960
25th Percentile Wage
$52,210
50th Percentile Wage
$63,540
75th Percentile Wage
$76,260
90th Percentile Wage
$89,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,960.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.66
25th Percentile Wage
$25.10
50th Percentile Wage
$30.55
75th Percentile Wage
$36.65
90th Percentile Wage
$42.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.92. The median hourly salary is $30.55. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.66.

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
201663,5405.60%13.90%
201559,9805.20%-
201456,8600.33%-
201356,6703.46%-
201254,710--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in state of North Carolina ranges from $48,670 to $74,620. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in North Carolina is Greensboro-High Point with a median annual salary of $74,620. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $70,420). The lowest paying area is Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $48,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greensboro-High Point
$74,620
Durham-Chapel Hill
$70,420
Wilmington
$63,500
Raleigh-Cary
$60,850
Asheville
$59,330
Fayetteville
$58,990
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$56,070
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,910
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$49,900
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$48,670



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