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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,060
25th Percentile Wage
$83,170
50th Percentile Wage
$94,810
75th Percentile Wage
$109,860
90th Percentile Wage
$128,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,060.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.28
25th Percentile Wage
$39.97
50th Percentile Wage
$45.58
75th Percentile Wage
$52.82
90th Percentile Wage
$61.83

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.83. The median hourly salary is $45.58. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.28.

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
201694,8103.05%7.40%
201591,9201.94%-
201490,140-0.47%-
201390,5603.06%-
201287,790--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in state of Washington ranges from $45,230 to $102,220. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Washington is Bremerton-Silverdale with a median annual salary of $102,220. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (mean annual salary $99,260). The lowest paying area is Yakima with a median annual salary of $45,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bremerton-Silverdale
$102,220
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$99,260
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$99,100
Tacoma
$98,640
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$96,640
Spokane
$94,750
Olympia
$93,520
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$91,340
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$77,030
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$67,860
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$66,170
Yakima
$45,230



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