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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,070
25th Percentile Wage
$56,660
50th Percentile Wage
$74,540
75th Percentile Wage
$95,600
90th Percentile Wage
$117,800

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 $117,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,070. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 180% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

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
201674,5403.10%8.49%
201572,2302.16%-
201470,6700.89%-
201370,0402.61%-
201268,210--

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 4 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 $85,870. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $58,290).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$85,870
Educational Services
$83,450
Federal, State, and Local Government
$74,750
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$58,290

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 $30,560 to $118,260. The highest paying state for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $118,260. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $30,560. 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
$118,260
California
$98,240
New York
$95,940
Washington
$94,810
Illinois
$93,820
Oregon
$90,840
Hawaii
$85,110
Alaska
$84,930
Maryland
$84,060
Florida
$82,150
Massachusetts
$81,130
Connecticut
$80,130
Virginia
$79,290
Colorado
$78,970
Texas
$76,640
Missouri
$74,980
Rhode Island
$73,150
Pennsylvania
$72,790
Wisconsin
$71,620
Utah
$70,560
Montana
$70,110
Minnesota
$69,860
Ohio
$69,250
New Hampshire
$68,690
Arizona
$67,050
Wyoming
$66,710
Oklahoma
$66,250
North Dakota
$64,740
Iowa
$63,970
North Carolina
$63,540
Nebraska
$63,420
Michigan
$62,450
Kansas
$59,340
Indiana
$58,760
Alabama
$58,510
Georgia
$57,390
Idaho
$55,990
Maine
$55,700
Vermont
$55,340
Louisiana
$55,320
Tennessee
$53,530
Kentucky
$52,920
Arkansas
$52,710
West Virginia
$52,690
South Carolina
$52,330
New Mexico
$50,700
Mississippi
$43,760
Puerto Rico
$30,560


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