Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Forest Fire Fighting Supervisors supervise fire fighters who control and suppress fires in forests or vacant public land.
Table of contents
- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Forest Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $43,640 to $59,130 per year or $21 to $28 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Forest Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$62||$129,470|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$50||$103,170|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$38||$78,870|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$28||$59,130|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$21||$43,640|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Forest Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisor is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like CA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at CA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Forest Fire Supervisors are in the states of CA, NJ, NY, HI and WA.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Support Activities for Air Transportation||$101270||$48.69|
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools||$79470||$38.21|
|Federal Executive Branch||$77510||$37.26|
|Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing||$71880||$34.56|
|Facilities Support Services||$71850||$34.54|
|Other Support Services||$57530||$27.66|
|Other Ambulatory Health Care Services||$||$*|