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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
Southeast Minnesota 10022$40.08/hr$22.89/hr$30.60/hr$39.50/hr$47.17/hr$55.53/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration1,060$38.96/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 20$45.52/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$38.50/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 30$32.59/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 40$37.54/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 40$40.41/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 40$37.54/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 50$39.06/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 50$39.50/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 50$40.22/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 60$37.54/hr6.1%
Northeast Minnesota 80$30.60/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 80$30.23/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 100$31.06/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 100$39.50/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 780$38.52/hr4.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 830$38.52/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,160$38.52/hr6.5%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists N/AN/AN/A
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 140$41.02/hrN/A
Forest and Conservation Technicians 610$25.79/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.