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Occupational Employment Statistics


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.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northeast Minnesota  17$31.37/hr$25.68/hr$26.03/hr$27.03/hr$33.55/hr$47.36/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration850$36.45/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota N/AN/A10.4%
Northeast Minnesota N/A$27.03/hr11.3%
Southeast Minnesota N/A$35.60/hr9.7%
Southwest Minnesota 10$50.79/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 20$43.86/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20$46.04/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 30$36.27/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$40.41/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 40$35.60/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 40$36.27/hr6.1%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 80$27.03/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 630$36.52/hr4.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 670$36.52/hrN/A
Minnesota 860$36.50/hr6.5%

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% Change -
Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists N/AN/AN/A
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 170$38.19/hrN/A
Forest and Conservation Technicians 710$24.66/hr2.7%

  • Schedule employee work assignments and set work priorities.
  • Perform administrative duties, such as compiling and maintaining records, completing forms, preparing reports, or composing correspondence.
  • Maintain fire suppression equipment in good condition, checking equipment periodically to ensure that it is ready for use.
  • Evaluate the performance of assigned firefighting personnel.
  • Direct firefighters in station maintenance duties, and participate in these duties.
  • Provide emergency medical services as required, and perform light to heavy rescue functions at emergencies.
  • Evaluate fire station procedures to ensure efficiency and enforcement of departmental regulations.
  • Inspect stations, uniforms, equipment, or recreation areas to ensure compliance with safety standards, taking corrective action as necessary.
  • Serve as a working leader of an engine, hand, helicopter, or prescribed fire crew of three or more firefighters.
  • Direct the training of firefighters, assigning of instructors to training classes, and providing of supervisors with reports on training progress and status.