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Fire Fighting Supervisors in Washington

Considering a career as a Fire Fighting Supervisor in Washington?

11.4% Jobs Projection
$100,900 Median Salary
200 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Fire Fighting Supervisors Work in Washington?

2,510 people worked as Fire Fighting Supervisors in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,540 Fire Fighting Supervisors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Fire Fighting Supervisors in WA Employment Trend

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

Fire Fighting Supervisors in WA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Fire Fighting Supervisors in this state are growing at a rate of 11.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.1%.

Job Projections for Fire Fighting Supervisors: Nation vs. WA

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 200 annual Fire Fighting Supervisors job openings in Washington, and 2,730 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Fire Fighting Supervisors Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Fire Fighting Supervisors ranged from $71,840 to $136,310 with $100,900 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $34.54 to $65.53. The median hourly rate was $48.51.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $46.48 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.03.

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

Fire Fighting Supervisors Earnings: WA vs. National Average

Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,410 $104,810
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 480 $101,020
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 230 $100,940
Yakima, WA 110 $76,020
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 90 $97,340
Kennewick-Richland, WA 80 $91,200
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 80 $98,440
Bellingham, WA 60 $90,110

Top States for Fire Fighting Supervisors Employment

View the list below to see 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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