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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,050
25th Percentile Wage
$56,220
50th Percentile Wage
$76,640
75th Percentile Wage
$97,160
90th Percentile Wage
$119,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.30
25th Percentile Wage
$27.03
50th Percentile Wage
$36.85
75th Percentile Wage
$46.71
90th Percentile Wage
$57.61

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.61. The median hourly salary is $36.85. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.30.

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
201676,6405.65%8.59%
201572,3100.94%-
201471,6300.18%-
201371,5002.01%-
201270,060--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in state of Texas ranges from $42,400 to $98,060. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Texas is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $98,060. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (mean annual salary $93,240). The lowest paying area is Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Worth-Arlington
$98,060
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$93,240
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$91,680
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$84,950
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$83,520
San Angelo
$72,130
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$72,040
El Paso
$71,970
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$71,920
Tyler
$70,570
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$68,050
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$66,730
Corpus Christi
$65,450
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$63,940
College Station-Bryan
$63,560
Victoria
$59,590
Brownsville-Harlingen
$59,590
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$51,960
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,700
Waco
$47,630
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$42,400


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