Firefighter Salaries

413 SalariesUpdated Jan 24, 2021

Average Base Pay
$50,687 / yr
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The national average salary for a Firefighter is $50,687 in United States. Filter by location to see Firefighter salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 413 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Firefighter employees.

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Firefighter

FDNY

$88,144/yr

Range: $42K - $127K

26 salaries

$88,144/yr
$42K$127K

Firefighter

US Air Force

$34,716/yr

Range: $22K - $71K

25 salaries

$34,716/yr
$22K$71K

Firefighter

US Navy

$39,129/yr

Range: $25K - $75K

8 salaries

$39,129/yr
$25K$75K

Firefighter - Monthly

CAL Fire

$4,644/mo

Range: $3K - $6K

7 salaries

$4,644/mo
$3K$6K

Firefighter

US Marine Corps

$35,446/yr

Range: $27K - $72K

6 salaries

$35,446/yr
$27K$72K

Firefighter

Houston Fire Department - Texas

$50,023/yr

Range: $29K - $60K

5 salaries

$50,023/yr
$29K$60K

Firefighter - Hourly

US Forest Service

$14/hr

Range: $13 - $26

5 salaries

$14/hr
$13$26

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Firefighter

City of Houston

$49,000/yr

Range: $43K - $61K

5 salaries

$49,000/yr
$43K$61K

Firefighter

Baton Rouge Fire Department

$30,724/yr

Range: $30K - $38K

4 salaries

$30,724/yr
$30K$38K

Firefighter

San Francisco Fire Department

$89,094/yr

Range: $72K - $211K

4 salaries

$89,094/yr
$72K$211K

Firefighter

State of Washington

$53,484/yr

Range: $53K - $55K

3 salaries

$53,484/yr
$53K$55K

Firefighter

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department

$60,000/yr

Range: $56K - $75K

3 salaries

$60,000/yr
$56K$75K

Firefighter - Monthly

CAL Fire

$3,451/mo

Range: $3K - $4K

3 salaries

$3,451/mo
$3K$4K

Firefighter - Hourly

US Forest Service

$15/hr

Range: $14 - $16

3 salaries

$15/hr
$14$16

Firefighter

City of Seattle

$100,067/yr

Range: $72K - $116K

3 salaries

$100,067/yr
$72K$116K

Firefighter

Orange County Government, Florida

$46,518/yr

Range: $34K - $47K

3 salaries

$46,518/yr
$34K$47K

Firefighter

Dallas

$52,867/yr

Range: $48K - $66K

3 salaries

$52,867/yr
$48K$66K

Firefighter

National Ticket

$51,793/yr

Range: $42K - $55K

3 salaries

$51,793/yr
$42K$55K

Firefighter

US Department of Defense

$80,651/yr

Range: $75K - $83K

3 salaries

$80,651/yr
$75K$83K

Firefighter

Oregon Department of Human Services

$51,820/yr

Range: $52K - $53K

3 salaries

$51,820/yr
$52K$53K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent firefighter salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$33,975
per year
A Firefighter in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $33,975 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$44,892
per year
A Firefighter in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $44,892 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
 
Full-time
Government
$45,000
per year
A Firefighter/EMT in the Mobile, AL Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Mobile, AL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$25,000
per year
A Fireman in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $25,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$80,000
per year
A Firefighter in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
 
Full-time
Government
$58,000
per year
A Fire Controlman in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $58,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$22
hourly
A Fire Technician in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private