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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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
$68,090
25th Percentile Wage
$85,620
50th Percentile Wage
$96,690
75th Percentile Wage
$111,360
90th Percentile Wage
$130,960

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 $130,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $68,090.

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
$96,690
1.94% 9.20%
2016
$94,810
3.05% -
2015
$91,920
1.94% -
2014
$90,140
-0.47% -
2013
$90,560
3.06% -
2012
$87,790
- -

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 $59,030 to $101,680. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Washington is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with a median annual salary of $101,680. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Tacoma (mean annual salary $101,480). The lowest paying area is Mount Vernon-Anacortes with a median annual salary of $59,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$101,680
Tacoma
$101,480
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$100,290
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$99,980
Spokane
$96,360
Bremerton-Silverdale
$95,910
Olympia
$94,810
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$93,480
Lewiston
$86,530
Bellingham
$80,840
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$80,530
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$79,060
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$77,750
Yakima
$70,920
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$59,030




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