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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,250
25th Percentile Wage
$57,620
50th Percentile Wage
$71,620
75th Percentile Wage
$83,800
90th Percentile Wage
$98,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,250.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.27
25th Percentile Wage
$27.70
50th Percentile Wage
$34.43
75th Percentile Wage
$40.29
90th Percentile Wage
$47.18

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.18. The median hourly salary is $34.43. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.27.

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
201671,6203.36%13.52%
201569,2107.27%-
201464,1802.57%-
201362,5300.94%-
201261,940--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $36,890 to $87,310. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $87,310. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis (mean annual salary $76,340). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$87,310
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$76,340
Duluth
$75,040
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$71,620
Green Bay
$70,260
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$70,000
Oshkosh-Neenah
$68,930
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$66,480
Appleton
$65,660
Madison
$58,610
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$54,980
Janesville
$52,550
Eau Claire
$46,720
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$36,890


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