Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
57,170 1.0 % $37.04 $77,050 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $20.23 $27.24 $35.84 $45.96 $56.64
Annual Wage (2) $42,070 $56,660 $74,540 $95,600 $117,800


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) 52,990 0.98 $37.35 $77,690
State Government (OES Designation) 1,470 0.07 $33.29 $69,230
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,370 0.07 $33.96 $70,630
Other Support Services 860 0.28 $28.51 $59,300
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 50 0.00 $38.17 $79,390

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) 52,990 0.98 $37.35 $77,690
Other Support Services 860 0.28 $28.51 $59,300
State Government (OES Designation) 1,470 0.07 $33.29 $69,230
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,370 0.07 $33.96 $70,630
Support Activities for Air Transportation 40 0.02 (8) (8)

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) $46.33 $96,360
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 50 0.01 $42.91 $89,250
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 50 (7) $38.17 $79,390
Local Government (OES Designation) 52,990 0.98 $37.35 $77,690
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,370 0.07 $33.96 $70,630


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 3,770 0.41 1.02 $47.11 $97,990
Illinois 3,530 0.60 1.47 $43.84 $91,190
Florida 2,970 0.36 0.89 $40.35 $83,930
Massachusetts 2,890 0.84 2.05 $41.59 $86,500
Ohio 2,420 0.45 1.11 $32.91 $68,450




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 700 1.48 3.63 $35.18 $73,170
New Mexico 800 0.99 2.44 $27.50 $57,200
Arizona 2,390 0.90 2.21 $34.14 $71,010
Oklahoma 1,410 0.89 2.18 $32.32 $67,220
Louisiana 1,650 0.86 2.10 $27.27 $56,720




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 1,190 0.30 0.74 $56.39 $117,290
California 2,200 0.14 0.34 $53.88 $112,080
New York 3,770 0.41 1.02 $47.11 $97,990
Washington 2,230 0.73 1.78 $45.63 $94,920
Illinois 3,530 0.60 1.47 $43.84 $91,190





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 3,050 0.46 1.14 $52.26 $108,700
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 2,090 0.57 1.41 $48.45 $100,780
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 1,300 0.72 1.77 $47.69 $99,190
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,270 0.65 1.61 $36.16 $75,210
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,090 0.81 1.98 $39.71 $82,610
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,040 0.42 1.02 $45.82 $95,300
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 890 0.56 1.38 $48.36 $100,590
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 850 0.33 0.82 $31.89 $66,340
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 800 1.42 3.48 $35.43 $73,700
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 690 0.60 1.48 $46.37 $96,450