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Fire Fighting Supervisors in Louisiana

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Fire Fighting Supervisors in Louisiana

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9.3% Jobs Projection
$60,200 Median Salary
130 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Fire Fighting Supervisors in Louisiana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Fire Fighting Supervisors in Louisiana is growing faster than average.

  • Fire Fighting Supervisors in Louisiana earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Fire Fighting Supervisors Work in Louisiana?

1,890 people worked as Fire Fighting Supervisors in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,710 Fire Fighting Supervisors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 180 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Fire Fighting Supervisors in LA Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,080 Fire Fighting Supervisors working in it, which means Louisiana has more Fire Fighting Supervisors than average.

Fire Fighting Supervisors in LA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Fire Fighting Supervisors in this state are growing at a rate of 9.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.1%.

Job Projections for Fire Fighting Supervisors: Nation vs. LA

Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 130 annual job openings, and a total of 1,880 jobs for Louisiana Fire Fighting Supervisors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,400 annual jobs and 63,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Fire Fighting Supervisors Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Fire Fighting Supervisors ranged from $35,230 to $86,270 with $60,200 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.94 to $41.47. The median hourly rate was $28.94.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $27.05 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.89.

The median salary in Louisiana is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Fire Fighting Supervisors Earnings: LA vs. National Average

Top Louisiana Metros for Fire Fighting Supervisors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Fire Fighting Supervisors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 600 $57,220
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 350 $67,350
Baton Rouge, LA 340 $70,770
Lafayette, LA 190 $53,040
Monroe, LA 70 $57,920
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 60 $36,560
Lake Charles, LA 40 $47,010

Top States for Fire Fighting Supervisors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Fire Fighting Supervisors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Florida 4,240 $79,680
New York 4,010 $107,050
Texas 3,770 $74,710
Illinois 3,450 $94,220
Massachusetts 3,010 $81,450
California 2,880 $124,130
Georgia 2,620 $59,560
Ohio 2,590 $71,040
Washington 2,510 $100,900
Tennessee 2,180 $57,410
Arizona 2,150 $68,870
Virginia 2,070 $77,650
Louisiana 1,890 $60,200
Maryland 1,670 $93,310
North Carolina 1,620 $59,000
New Jersey 1,600 $118,430
Kansas 1,340 $57,150
Colorado 1,300 $86,140
South Carolina 1,280 $55,610
Missouri 1,160 $77,550

Below are the states where Fire Fighting Supervisors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $124,130
New Jersey $118,430
New York $107,050
Washington $100,900
Nevada $95,040
Illinois $94,220
Maryland $93,310
Hawaii $92,430
Connecticut $88,220
Oregon $87,530


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