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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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: Top

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)
69,000 0.9 % $ 39.99 $ 83,170 0.8 %

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

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 20.98 $ 28.43 $ 37.92 $ 49.60 $ 62.25
Annual Wage (2) $ 43,640 $ 59,130 $ 78,870 $ 103,170 $ 129,470


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

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) 63,620 1.18 $ 40.45 $ 84,140
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,740 0.08 $ 37.74 $ 78,500
Other Support Services 1,520 0.51 $ 27.66 $ 57,530
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 1,400 0.07 $ 37.26 $ 77,510
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 180 0.06 (8) (8)

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) 63,620 1.18 $ 40.45 $ 84,140
Other Support Services 1,520 0.51 $ 27.66 $ 57,530
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,740 0.08 $ 37.74 $ 78,500
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 1,400 0.07 $ 37.26 $ 77,510
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 180 0.06 (8) (8)

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)
Support Activities for Air Transportation 30 0.02 $ 48.69 $ 101,270
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 63,620 1.18 $ 40.45 $ 84,140
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 60 (7) $ 38.21 $ 79,470
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,740 0.08 $ 37.74 $ 78,500
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 1,400 0.07 $ 37.26 $ 77,510


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

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.





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)
Florida 5,710 0.68 1.36 $ 39.14 $ 81,420
Georgia 4,390 1.02 2.05 $ 28.49 $ 59,250
New York 4,320 0.50 1.00 $ 55.05 $ 114,510
Texas 3,800 0.31 0.63 $ 38.06 $ 79,170
North Carolina 3,010 0.70 1.41 $ 28.63 $ 59,540




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 620 1.40 2.81 $ 35.63 $ 74,110
Alaska 330 1.11 2.24 $ 40.36 $ 83,940
Mississippi 1,180 1.09 2.20 $ 22.66 $ 47,140
New Mexico 820 1.04 2.10 $ 30.79 $ 64,050
Georgia 4,390 1.02 2.05 $ 28.49 $ 59,250




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 2,970 0.18 0.36 $ 65.89 $ 137,060
New Jersey 1,730 0.46 0.92 $ 59.00 $ 122,720
New York 4,320 0.50 1.00 $ 55.05 $ 114,510
Hawaii 480 0.83 1.67 $ 51.49 $ 107,110
Washington 2,370 0.74 1.49 $ 51.40 $ 106,920





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 4,220 0.48 0.96 $ 61.64 $ 128,210
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,560 0.97 1.96 $ 31.42 $ 65,350
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,200 0.50 1.02 $ 47.80 $ 99,420
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,020 0.78 1.57 $ 45.00 $ 93,600
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,710 0.68 1.37 $ 49.23 $ 102,390
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,360 0.45 0.91 $ 53.56 $ 111,410
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,140 0.54 1.09 $ 39.96 $ 83,120
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,120 0.57 1.15 $ 54.78 $ 113,940
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,110 0.86 1.73 $ 48.65 $ 101,190
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 890 0.25 0.50 $ 44.88 $ 93,350




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)
Topeka, KS 280 2.65 5.35 (8) (8)
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 120 2.28 4.60 $ 37.32 $ 77,630
Columbus, GA-AL 220 1.94 3.91 $ 26.31 $ 54,730
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 310 1.92 3.86 $ 33.14 $ 68,940
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS 240 1.68 3.39 $ 25.62 $ 53,290
Prescott, AZ 100 1.66 3.35 $ 33.06 $ 68,760
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 380 1.64 3.30 $ 28.44 $ 59,160
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 240 1.57 3.17 $ 25.84 $ 53,750
Port St. Lucie, FL 230 1.57 3.17 $ 40.20 $ 83,620
Hammond, LA 60 1.49 3.00 $ 27.57 $ 57,340