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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

33-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers

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


National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers
Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers
Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers

National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
80,890 1.3 % $ 40.03 $ 83,270 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 22.81 $ 29.46 $ 37.61 $ 48.24 $ 61.38
Annual Wage (2) $ 47,450 $ 61,270 $ 78,230 $ 100,350 $ 127,680


Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 74,490 1.39 $ 40.58 $ 84,410
Other Support Services 2,650 0.94 $ 27.84 $ 57,910
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,800 0.08 $ 37.84 $ 78,700
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 1,440 0.07 $ 37.70 $ 78,410
Investigation and Security Services 70 0.01 $ 24.78 $ 51,550

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 74,490 1.39 $ 40.58 $ 84,410
Other Support Services 2,650 0.94 $ 27.84 $ 57,910
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,800 0.08 $ 37.84 $ 78,700
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 1,440 0.07 $ 37.70 $ 78,410
Investigation and Security Services 70 0.01 $ 24.78 $ 51,550

Top paying industries for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services (8) (8) $ 44.89 $ 93,360
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 74,490 1.39 $ 40.58 $ 84,410
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 50 (7) $ 40.22 $ 83,650
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,800 0.08 $ 37.84 $ 78,700
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 1,440 0.07 $ 37.70 $ 78,410


Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention workers by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 9,590 0.78 1.37 $ 36.77 $ 76,470
Florida 7,180 0.83 1.45 $ 40.23 $ 83,680
California 5,150 0.31 0.54 $ 59.67 $ 124,120
Georgia 4,420 1.01 1.76 $ 30.17 $ 62,750
Illinois 3,270 0.58 1.01 $ 43.12 $ 89,690


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention workers by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 720 1.57 2.74 $ 36.27 $ 75,440
New Mexico 840 1.08 1.89 $ 30.87 $ 64,200
Louisiana 1,880 1.05 1.82 $ 26.80 $ 55,750
Mississippi 1,140 1.04 1.81 $ 22.26 $ 46,300
Georgia 4,420 1.01 1.76 $ 30.17 $ 62,750


Map of annual mean wages of first-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention workers by state, May 2021


Top paying states for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 5,150 0.31 0.54 $ 59.67 $ 124,120
New Jersey 960 0.25 0.44 $ 58.79 $ 122,290
New York 3,150 0.36 0.63 $ 56.85 $ 118,250
District of Columbia 350 0.52 0.91 $ 53.27 $ 110,810
Washington 3,090 0.97 1.68 $ 52.68 $ 109,560



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention workers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,870 0.33 0.58 $ 62.48 $ 129,950
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,550 0.71 1.24 $ 40.17 $ 83,560
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,390 0.98 1.70 $ 47.94 $ 99,720
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,360 0.56 0.97 $ 45.79 $ 95,250
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,350 0.91 1.58 $ 33.17 $ 68,990
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,010 0.69 1.21 $ 36.39 $ 75,680
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,930 0.74 1.30 $ 47.25 $ 98,280
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,630 0.85 1.49 $ 56.95 $ 118,460
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,580 0.54 0.94 $ 49.34 $ 102,630
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,540 0.27 0.47 $ 70.07 $ 145,740


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention workers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Las Cruces, NM 180 2.67 4.64 $ 28.98 $ 60,270
Prescott, AZ 130 2.09 3.63 $ 34.06 $ 70,850
Farmington, NM 80 2.04 3.55 $ 29.07 $ 60,470
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 300 1.86 3.23 $ 32.95 $ 68,530
Barnstable Town, MA 180 1.81 3.16 $ 42.91 $ 89,250
Rome, GA 70 1.78 3.09 $ 26.04 $ 54,160
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS 260 1.76 3.06 $ 25.68 $ 53,410
Hammond, LA 80 1.71 2.99 $ 28.17 $ 58,590
San Angelo, TX 80 1.70 2.96 $ 32.13 $ 66,820
Bellingham, WA 140 1.68 2.93 $ 46.94 $ 97,640