Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
50.4k
Average Age
47.5
Estimated Job Growth
6.15%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$99,227
Average Male Salary
$99,407
Average Female Salary
$95,458

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 $99,227 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers by wage are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Project management specialists, and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are Menifee, Lake Elsinore & Canyon Lake Cities PUMA, CA, St. Johns County (North) PUMA, FL, and Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Inyo, Mariposa, Mono & Tuolumne Counties PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Inyo, Mariposa, Mono & Tuolumne Counties PUMA, CA, Del Norte, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas & Siskiyou Counties PUMA, CA, and Menifee, Lake Elsinore & Canyon Lake 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 Electric power generation, transmission & distribution. Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are paid most in Rocklin, Lincoln Cities & Loomis Town PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Inyo, Mariposa, Mono & Tuolumne Counties PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$99,227
AVERAGE SALARY
± $5,665

In 2020, Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers earned an average of $99,227, $43,273 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

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

0.242
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.242, 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

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

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers, by average wage, are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution, Justice, public order, & safety activities , and National security & international affairs.

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Industries by Share

50.4k
2020 Workforce
± 5,511
3.78%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 15%

The number of people employed as Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers has been growing at a rate of 3.78%, from 48,576 people in 2019 to 50,412 people in 2020.

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  89%, followed by Executive offices & legislative bodies with 1.71% and National security & international affairs with 1.5%.

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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 47.5 and of female Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers is 46.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

48.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 5,384
2.3k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,177

95.4% of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex 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)

82.6% of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 5.03% 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 Sex

47.5
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.985
46.5
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 4.19

The median age of Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers is 47.5, and Male employees are generally 1.08 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

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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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Projections

Projections on job growth for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers are expected to see a growth of 6.15% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers.
6.15%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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