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Fire Fighting Supervisors in New Mexico

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Fire Fighting Supervisors in New Mexico

Is New Mexico a good place for you to work as a Fire Fighting Supervisor?

2.5% Jobs Projection
$54,280 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Fire Fighting Supervisors in New Mexico is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Fire Fighting Supervisors Work in New Mexico?

In 2018, there were 870 Fire Fighting Supervisors working in the state.

There were 850 Fire Fighting Supervisors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Fire Fighting Supervisors in NM Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,080 Fire Fighting Supervisors working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer Fire Fighting Supervisors than average.

Fire Fighting Supervisors in NM vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Mexico

Jobs for Fire Fighting Supervisors in this state are growing at a rate of 2.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.1%.

Job Projections for Fire Fighting Supervisors: Nation vs. NM

New Mexico Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 60 annual job openings, and a total of 830 jobs for New Mexico 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 New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for Fire Fighting Supervisors ranged from $41,150 to $86,280 with $54,280 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.79 to $41.48. The median hourly rate was $26.1.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.18 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.92.

The median salary in New Mexico is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Fire Fighting Supervisors Earnings: NM vs. National Average

Top New Mexico 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
Albuquerque, NM 430 $49,260
Las Cruces, NM 80 $54,350
Santa Fe, NM 60 $49,190
Farmington, NM 40 $54,650

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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