Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
59,870 1.0 % $35.36 $73,550 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $20.16 $26.24 $33.98 $43.71 $54.05
Annual Wage (2) $41,930 $54,570 $70,670 $90,920 $112,420


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) 55,570 1.05 $35.62 $74,090
State Government (OES Designation) 1,770 0.08 $33.19 $69,030
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,310 0.07 $33.42 $69,510
Other Support Services 830 0.28 $26.39 $54,890
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 50 0.00 $34.93 $72,660

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) 55,570 1.05 $35.62 $74,090
Other Support Services 830 0.28 $26.39 $54,890
State Government (OES Designation) 1,770 0.08 $33.19 $69,030
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,310 0.07 $33.42 $69,510
Support Activities for Air Transportation 30 0.02 $28.25 $58,750

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing (8) (8) $38.49 $80,060
Local Government (OES Designation) 55,570 1.05 $35.62 $74,090
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 50 (7) $34.93 $72,660
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,310 0.07 $33.42 $69,510
State Government (OES Designation) 1,770 0.08 $33.19 $69,030


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)
Texas 5,130 0.46 1.03 $35.10 $73,000
New York 3,950 0.45 1.01 $46.57 $96,870
Illinois 3,210 0.56 1.26 $42.45 $88,300
Massachusetts 3,070 0.92 2.09 $39.66 $82,490
Florida 3,010 0.39 0.88 $40.27 $83,750




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 660 1.42 3.21 $32.82 $68,270
Massachusetts 3,070 0.92 2.09 $39.66 $82,490
Arizona 2,310 0.92 2.07 $32.82 $68,270
Louisiana 1,610 0.84 1.89 $27.10 $56,360
Hawaii 480 0.79 1.78 $38.05 $79,140




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 2,190 0.15 0.33 $52.24 $108,660
New Jersey 1,230 0.32 0.72 $51.19 $106,470
New York 3,950 0.45 1.01 $46.57 $96,870
Illinois 3,210 0.56 1.26 $42.45 $88,300
Washington 1,920 0.66 1.50 $42.42 $88,220





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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,740 0.51 1.15 $53.88 $112,080
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 2,030 0.54 1.22 $46.51 $96,750
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 1,600 0.89 2.02 $41.62 $86,570
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,270 0.69 1.56 $34.41 $71,570
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,170 0.41 0.93 $35.02 $72,850
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,030 0.46 1.04 $39.90 $82,990
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 990 0.41 0.94 $42.70 $88,830
Baltimore-Towson, MD 950 0.74 1.66 $40.93 $85,130
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 940 0.39 0.89 $28.95 $60,210
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 810 0.55 1.23 $46.15 $95,980




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Flagstaff, AZ 160 2.74 6.19 $33.19 $69,040
Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ 100 2.22 5.01 $31.05 $64,580
Alexandria, LA 130 2.12 4.79 $25.09 $52,180
Topeka, KS 190 1.76 3.97 $26.75 $55,640
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 290 1.74 3.93 $40.23 $83,670
Lawton, OK 60 1.50 3.39 $23.59 $49,070
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 140 1.38 3.11 $24.16 $50,260
Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA 730 1.33 2.99 $33.85 $70,410
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division 120 1.32 2.97 $51.37 $106,850
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC 150 1.32 2.99 $21.14 $43,970