Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
58,110 1.1 % $36.05 $74,970 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $20.09 $26.64 $34.72 $44.68 $55.24
Annual Wage (2) $41,790 $55,400 $72,230 $92,930 $114,900


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) 53,680 1.00 $36.31 $75,520
State Government (OES Designation) 1,780 0.08 $34.16 $71,060
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,350 0.07 $33.54 $69,770
Other Support Services 840 0.28 $27.27 $56,720
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 60 0.02 $24.78 $51,540

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) 53,680 1.00 $36.31 $75,520
Other Support Services 840 0.28 $27.27 $56,720
State Government (OES Designation) 1,780 0.08 $34.16 $71,060
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,350 0.07 $33.54 $69,770
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 60 0.02 $24.78 $51,540

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scientific Research and Development Services 30 (7) $45.72 $95,100
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 60 0.01 $41.19 $85,680
Local Government (OES Designation) 53,680 1.00 $36.31 $75,520
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 60 (7) $35.94 $74,750
State Government (OES Designation) 1,780 0.08 $34.16 $71,060


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)
New York 3,870 0.43 1.02 $45.69 $95,040
Illinois 3,490 0.60 1.41 $43.67 $90,820
Florida 3,000 0.38 0.90 $39.87 $82,940
Massachusetts 2,950 0.87 2.06 $40.03 $83,250
California 2,440 0.16 0.37 $52.08 $108,320



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 720 1.54 3.65 $33.83 $70,370
New Mexico 740 0.93 2.20 $26.96 $56,070
Oklahoma 1,400 0.88 2.09 $31.31 $65,120
Arizona 2,280 0.88 2.09 $33.74 $70,180
Massachusetts 2,950 0.87 2.06 $40.03 $83,250



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 1,090 0.28 0.66 $55.04 $114,490
California 2,440 0.16 0.37 $52.08 $108,320
New York 3,870 0.43 1.02 $45.69 $95,040
Illinois 3,490 0.60 1.41 $43.67 $90,820
Washington 2,080 0.70 1.65 $43.32 $90,100




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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,060 0.47 1.12 $51.34 $106,790
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,940 0.54 1.29 $48.32 $100,500
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 1,400 0.79 1.88 $44.75 $93,070
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,230 0.66 1.56 $35.10 $73,010
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,140 0.87 2.05 $39.76 $82,700
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,010 0.42 0.99 $44.74 $93,050
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 870 0.56 1.34 $46.71 $97,150
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 830 1.48 3.52 $34.12 $70,980
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 810 0.33 0.78 $30.86 $64,190
St. Louis, MO-IL 800 0.61 1.44 $38.19 $79,430