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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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 60068$39.20/hr$21.46/hr$33.04/hr$41.50/hr$41.95/hr$53.29/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration790$41.50/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 10$52.12/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 10$54.50/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 20$32.39/hr6.1%
Southwest Minnesota 20$42.94/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$41.55/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 30$20.25/hr10.4%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 30$34.61/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 40$41.55/hr9.7%
Southeast Balance of State 40$41.55/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 60$43.58/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 70$43.58/hr11.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 600$41.50/hr4.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 630$41.50/hrN/A
Minnesota 800$41.50/hr6.5%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists N/AN/AN/A
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 170$41.71/hrN/A
Forest and Conservation Technicians 770$24.95/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.