Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

33-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in fire fighting and fire prevention and control.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
60,600 0.9 % $34.23 $71,190 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $19.58 $25.64 $32.79 $42.33 $52.38
Annual Wage (2) $40,720 $53,340 $68,210 $88,040 $108,940


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 54,790 1.00 $34.67 $72,110
State Government (OES Designation) 2,860 0.13 $29.37 $61,090
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,350 0.07 $33.07 $68,780
Other Support Services 980 0.34 $26.14 $54,380
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 100 0.04 $32.09 $66,750

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 54,790 1.00 $34.67 $72,110
Other Support Services 980 0.34 $26.14 $54,380
State Government (OES Designation) 2,860 0.13 $29.37 $61,090
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,350 0.07 $33.07 $68,780
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 100 0.04 $32.09 $66,750

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 54,790 1.00 $34.67 $72,110
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 40 (7) $33.51 $69,690
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,350 0.07 $33.07 $68,780
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 70 0.01 $32.25 $67,080
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 100 0.04 $32.09 $66,750


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 5,070 0.48 1.03 $34.09 $70,910
New York 4,300 0.50 1.08 $45.25 $94,110
California 3,220 0.23 0.48 $40.81 $84,890
Florida 3,170 0.44 0.94 $38.37 $79,810
Massachusetts 3,140 0.98 2.11 $37.21 $77,390




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 550 1.22 2.62 $31.61 $65,750
Arizona 2,390 0.99 2.13 $31.08 $64,650
Massachusetts 3,140 0.98 2.11 $37.21 $77,390
Hawaii 490 0.83 1.79 $38.14 $79,330
Louisiana 1,440 0.77 1.66 $26.53 $55,190




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 1,320 0.35 0.75 $50.00 $104,000
New York 4,300 0.50 1.08 $45.25 $94,110
Illinois 2,800 0.50 1.07 $41.78 $86,910
Maryland 1,550 0.62 1.32 $41.41 $86,130
Washington 1,890 0.69 1.47 $41.16 $85,610





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,940 0.57 1.22 $52.61 $109,420
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,970 0.54 1.16 $45.54 $94,730
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 1,640 0.96 2.06 $38.48 $80,030
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,370 0.79 1.70 $33.04 $68,730
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,180 0.45 0.96 $32.97 $68,580
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,090 0.52 1.12 $38.99 $81,090
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 910 0.40 0.86 $28.13 $58,510
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 860 0.37 0.79 $43.52 $90,520
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 750 0.53 1.15 $45.11 $93,840
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 670 0.78 1.67 $26.84 $55,830




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Flagstaff, AZ 170 2.97 6.38 $31.71 $65,960
Prescott, AZ 140 2.69 5.79 $29.62 $61,610
Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ 110 2.51 5.39 $24.17 $50,270
Utica-Rome, NY 240 1.92 4.12 $35.08 $72,970
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 290 1.66 3.57 $39.72 $82,620
Barnstable Town, MA 150 1.58 3.40 $33.77 $70,240
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division 120 1.41 3.04 $47.47 $98,740
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 140 1.36 2.92 (8) (8)
Peabody, MA NECTA Division 130 1.30 2.79 $35.95 $74,790
Gadsden, AL 40 1.29 2.77 $15.48 $32,200