Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
59,700 0.9 % $34.94 $72,670 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $19.74 $25.98 $33.68 $43.23 $53.42
Annual Wage (2) $41,050 $54,040 $70,040 $89,920 $111,120


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) 55,340 1.01 $35.21 $73,240
State Government (OES Designation) 1,680 0.08 $32.74 $68,110
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,310 0.06 $33.21 $69,080
Other Support Services 850 0.29 $25.80 $53,660
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 70 0.01 $34.49 $71,750

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) 55,340 1.01 $35.21 $73,240
Other Support Services 850 0.29 $25.80 $53,660
State Government (OES Designation) 1,680 0.08 $32.74 $68,110
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,310 0.06 $33.21 $69,080
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 70 0.01 $34.49 $71,750

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 55,340 1.01 $35.21 $73,240
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 70 0.01 $34.49 $71,750
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 50 (7) $33.25 $69,150
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,310 0.06 $33.21 $69,080
State Government (OES Designation) 1,680 0.08 $32.74 $68,110


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 5,050 0.46 1.03 $35.04 $72,880
New York 4,140 0.48 1.06 $46.35 $96,400
Massachusetts 3,210 0.98 2.19 $38.20 $79,460
Illinois 3,040 0.53 1.18 $42.17 $87,720
Florida 2,940 0.39 0.88 $39.93 $83,050




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 600 1.31 2.91 $31.60 $65,730
Massachusetts 3,210 0.98 2.19 $38.20 $79,460
Arizona 2,380 0.96 2.13 $31.83 $66,200
Hawaii 520 0.86 1.91 $38.06 $79,170
Louisiana 1,530 0.81 1.80 $27.05 $56,260




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 2,040 0.14 0.31 $52.06 $108,280
New Jersey 1,210 0.32 0.71 $51.12 $106,320
New York 4,140 0.48 1.06 $46.35 $96,400
Washington 1,980 0.70 1.56 $42.61 $88,620
Illinois 3,040 0.53 1.18 $42.17 $87,720





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 2,920 0.56 1.24 $53.32 $110,910
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,960 0.53 1.18 $46.33 $96,370
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 1,690 0.96 2.14 $39.27 $81,680
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,390 0.78 1.73 $33.58 $69,850
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,080 0.39 0.87 $35.32 $73,460
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,060 0.49 1.10 $39.97 $83,140
Baltimore-Towson, MD 970 0.76 1.68 $40.87 $85,000
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 890 0.39 0.86 $28.67 $59,640
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 850 0.59 1.30 $45.66 $94,980
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 810 0.34 0.76 $42.98 $89,410




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)
Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ 120 2.68 5.96 $28.04 $58,330
Topeka, KS 200 1.86 4.13 $25.84 $53,750
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 310 1.77 3.94 $39.65 $82,470
Barnstable Town, MA 150 1.57 3.48 $35.27 $73,360
Alexandria, LA 90 1.48 3.29 $25.16 $52,320
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division 130 1.42 3.14 $50.78 $105,630
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 140 1.40 3.12 $23.95 $49,810
Peabody, MA NECTA Division 140 1.34 2.97 $36.54 $75,990
Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division 340 1.31 2.90 $47.13 $98,030
Hattiesburg, MS 70 1.25 2.79 $16.09 $33,470