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 303$35.83/hr$17.55/hr$27.12/hr$37.48/hr$43.65/hr$49.71/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business Services20N/A
Public Administration650$36.78/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota 10$34.47/hr5.3%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 10$41.46/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 10N/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 10$37.32/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 10$44.67/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 30$37.48/hr7.1%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 30$24.31/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$34.80/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 40$34.05/hr1.1%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 40$34.04/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 50$31.43/hr7.5%
Central Minnesota 70$37.76/hr13.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 530$37.62/hr8.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 560$37.62/hrN/A
Minnesota 680$37.13/hr7.4%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 120$36.34/hr7.5%
Fish and Game Wardens 140$35.41/hrN/A
Firefighters 7,390$16.51/hr6.9%

  • 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.
  • Maintain knowledge of forest fire laws and fire prevention techniques and tactics.
  • Evaluate the performance of assigned firefighting personnel.
  • Direct firefighters in station maintenance duties, and participate in these duties.
  • Compile and maintain records on personnel, accidents, equipment, and supplies.
  • Train workers in skills such as parachute jumping, fire suppression, aerial observation, or radio communication, in the classroom or on the job.
  • 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.