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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

33-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting 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)
69,590 1.0 % $39.43 $82,010 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $20.74 $28.15 $37.40 $48.76 $60.92
Annual Wage (2) $43,150 $58,540 $77,800 $101,430 $126,720


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)
Other Support Services 1,270 0.39 $28.61 $59,500
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 80 0.00 $46.36 $96,420
Scientific Research and Development Services 60 0.01 $46.49 $96,700
Investigation and Security Services 40 0.00 $40.95 $85,180
Facilities Support Services 40 0.02 $33.98 $70,670

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Support Services 1,270 0.39 $28.61 $59,500
Facilities Support Services 40 0.02 $33.98 $70,670
Support Activities for Air Transportation 30 0.02 $52.18 $108,530
Scientific Research and Development Services 60 0.01 $46.49 $96,700
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 80 0.00 $46.36 $96,420

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Air Transportation 30 0.02 $52.18 $108,530
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing (8) (8) $47.70 $99,220
Scientific Research and Development Services 60 0.01 $46.49 $96,700
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 80 (7) $46.36 $96,420
Investigation and Security Services 40 (7) $40.95 $85,180


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)
Florida 5,400 0.61 1.30 $38.41 $79,900
New York 4,300 0.45 0.95 $53.12 $110,490
Georgia 3,640 0.81 1.72 $28.78 $59,860
Texas 3,500 0.28 0.59 $38.03 $79,110
Illinois 3,390 0.56 1.19 $45.95 $95,580




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 670 1.38 2.90 $34.44 $71,640
Alaska 360 1.14 2.40 $39.49 $82,140
Mississippi 1,250 1.10 2.33 $22.29 $46,350
New Mexico 840 1.02 2.15 $29.62 $61,610
Kansas 1,340 0.96 2.03 $28.52 $59,320




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 3,000 0.17 0.36 $66.56 $138,450
New Jersey 1,590 0.39 0.82 $58.37 $121,400
New York 4,300 0.45 0.95 $53.12 $110,490
Washington 2,600 0.78 1.65 $50.11 $104,220
Hawaii 470 0.74 1.56 $48.75 $101,400





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,220 0.44 0.92 $59.64 $124,040
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,770 0.59 1.25 $47.89 $99,610
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,140 0.77 1.62 $43.40 $90,260
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,690 0.64 1.35 $47.22 $98,210
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,500 0.74 1.56 $52.83 $109,890
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,500 0.47 0.99 $51.69 $107,510
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,210 0.57 1.20 $39.22 $81,580
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,100 0.80 1.69 $47.14 $98,060
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 870 0.70 1.48 $28.33 $58,930
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 850 0.23 0.49 $44.90 $93,400