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

The salary statistics of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. First-Line Supervisor of Fire Fighting and Prevention Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,540
25th Percentile Wage
$57,970
50th Percentile Wage
$76,170
75th Percentile Wage
$98,110
90th Percentile Wage
$121,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers is $121,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,540. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 184% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,170
2.14% 10.45%
2016
$74,540
3.10% -
2015
$72,230
2.16% -
2014
$70,670
0.89% -
2013
$70,040
2.61% -
2012
$68,210
- -

Table 2. First-Line Supervisor of Fire Fighting and Prevention Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in 7 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $87,150. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $61,250).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$87,150
Educational Services
$84,750
Federal, State, and Local Government
$76,300
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$71,730
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$65,180
Health Care and Social Assistance
$62,950
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$61,250

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $30,540 to $116,230. The highest paying state for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $116,230. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $30,540. For more salary information of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Jersey
$116,230
California
$106,420
New York
$98,220
Washington
$96,690
Illinois
$95,370
Nevada
$95,360
Oregon
$88,650
Maryland
$87,710
Hawaii
$85,110
Alaska
$84,530
Massachusetts
$83,180
Florida
$82,450
Connecticut
$82,420
Colorado
$81,910
Virginia
$81,520
Texas
$77,430
Delaware
$75,690
Pennsylvania
$75,380
Wisconsin
$75,180
South Dakota
$74,570
Missouri
$74,260
Rhode Island
$73,370
New Hampshire
$72,480
Utah
$72,190
Minnesota
$71,900
Ohio
$71,140
Wyoming
$69,220
Oklahoma
$68,550
Montana
$67,850
North Carolina
$67,490
Iowa
$66,800
Michigan
$66,790
Arizona
$66,670
North Dakota
$66,330
Nebraska
$66,120
Indiana
$62,760
Alabama
$60,650
Kansas
$58,870
Maine
$57,800
Georgia
$57,600
Idaho
$57,410
Kentucky
$57,150
Louisiana
$56,270
Tennessee
$54,750
South Carolina
$53,430
Arkansas
$53,180
New Mexico
$52,380
Vermont
$52,070
Mississippi
$44,040
West Virginia
$42,320
Puerto Rico
$30,540



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