Salary for Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors

Also known as:  Fire Lieutenant, Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisor, Supervising Fire Marshal

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Municipal fire fighting and prevention supervisors manage a large number of firefighters in a department through assignment location, performance evaluation and fire assessment. Additionally, they work to maintain firefighting equipment quality, and keep detailed records of testing, drills and damage. Professionals in this field are expected to have strong leadership qualities as they regularly teach, instruct and organize firefighters out on location. Municipal fire fighting and prevention supervisors must have a good knowledge of fire rescue equipment, public safety issues as well as data bases for record keeping. In most cases, a high school diploma and college degree are necessary for employment.

A Municipal Fire Fighting or Prevention Supervisor can receive an average salary of between 40000 - 60000 based on education and experience. Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors will normally get average salaries of Fifty Eight Thousand One Hundred dollars yearly.

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors receive the highest salary in New Jersey, where they get compensation, on average, of approximately $99240. Employees with these job titles are paid the highest in Educational Services, where they earn normal pay levels of $72210.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone down since 2004. Salaries have decreased by an average of 4.55 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $72,210
Educational Services $70,160
Manufacturing $66,740
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $56,440
Health Care and Social Assistance $53,210
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Health Care and Social Assistance $53,210
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $56,440
Manufacturing $66,740
Educational Services $70,160
Public Administration $72,210
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