Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers

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Total Workforce

52.3k

Average Age

47.6

Estimated Job Growth

7.11%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$97,399

Average Male Salary

$98,337

Average Female Salary

$69,651

About

Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are most often employed by the Justice, public order, & safety activities  industry. The average yearly wage for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers was $97,399 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers by wage are Miscellaneous managers, Financial examiners, and Management analysts.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are Lake & Mendocino Counties PUMA, CA and Watsonville & Scotts Valley Cities PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are Lake & Mendocino Counties PUMA, CA and Watsonville & Scotts Valley Cities PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Justice, public order, & safety activities is the industry that employs the most Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers, by average wage, is National security & international affairs. Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are paid most in Watsonville & Scotts Valley Cities PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Lake & Mendocino Counties PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$97,399

AVERAGE SALARY

± $5,065

In 2017, Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers earned an average of $97,399, $45,334 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Financial examiners make somewhat more than Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers while Miscellaneous managers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.255

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.255, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers, by number of employees, are Justice, public order, & safety activities , Executive offices & legislative bodies, and National security & international affairs.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers, by average wage, are National security & international affairs, Justice, public order, & safety activities , and Forestry except logging.

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Industries by Share

52.3k

2017 Workforce

± 5,616

10.2%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 14.1%

The number of people employed as Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers has been growing at a rate of 10.2%, from 47,474 people in 2016 to 52,337 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers employed by various industries. Justice, public order, & safety activities employs the largest share of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers at  87.9%, followed by Executive offices & legislative bodies with 2.12% and National security & international affairs with 1.95%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers in the US. The average age of male Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers in the workforce is 47.8 and of female Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers is 43.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers is White.

Gender Composition

50.6k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,523

1.71k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,016

96.7% of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Two or More Races

90.5% of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 4.23% of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers.

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Age by Gender

47.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.962

43.9

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 6.94

The median age of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers is 47.6, and Male employees are generally 3.86 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers is Protective Services but a relatively high number of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers hold a major in Protective Services.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers need many skills, but most especially Monitoring and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Repairing, and Equipment Selection.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are expected to see a growth of 7.11% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

7.11%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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