Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers

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2019 Workforce
50.1k
Average Age
46.9
Estimated Job Growth
7.11%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$98,847
Average Male Salary
$98,862
Average Female Salary
$98,497

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 $98,847 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers by wage are Veterinarians, Computer network architects, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are Hollywood (South) & Pembroke Pines (East) Cities PUMA, FL. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are Hollywood (South) & Pembroke Pines (East) Cities PUMA, FL.

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 Justice, public order, & safety activities . Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are paid most in Watsonville & Scotts Valley Cities PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Hollywood (South) & Pembroke Pines (East) Cities PUMA, FL.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$98,847
AVERAGE SALARY
± $5,400

In 2019, Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers earned an average of $98,847, $43,323 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Magnetic resonance imaging technologists make somewhat more than Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers while Veterinarians 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

0.215
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.215, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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 , National security & international affairs, and Executive offices & legislative bodies.

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Industries by Share

50.1k
2019 Workforce
± 5,492
11.1%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 14.3%

The number of people employed as Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers has been growing at a rate of 11.1%, from 45,044 people in 2018 to 50,061 people in 2019.

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  92.4%, followed by National security & international affairs with 1.28% and Executive offices & legislative bodies with 1.12%.

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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 and of female Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers is 45.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

48k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 5,380
2.02k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,105

96% 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 (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

85.3% of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 5.47% of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers, White (Hispanic) 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
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.02
45.7
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 4

The median age of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers is 46.9, and Male employees are generally 1.31 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, Critical Thinking, and Coordination. 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 6.85%, 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 higher than the national average.

Job Growth

7.11%
ESTIMATED GROWTH
6.85%
NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2018 to 2028) for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers. This profession is expected to grow faster than 6.85%, the average rate of national job growth.

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