Firefighter Salaries

613 SalariesUpdated May 7, 2021

Average Base Pay
$49,777 / yr
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How much does a Firefighter make?

The national average salary for a Firefighter is $49,777 in United States. Filter by location to see Firefighter salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 613 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Firefighter employees.

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Firefighter - Monthly

US Army

$3,419/mo

Range: $2K - $5K

44 salaries

$3,419/mo
$2K$5K

Firefighter

US Air Force

$35,464/yr

Range: $22K - $72K

32 salaries

$35,464/yr
$22K$72K

Firefighter

FDNY

$88,930/yr

Range: $43K - $114K

31 salaries

$88,930/yr
$43K$114K

Firefighter

US Navy

$50,213/yr

Range: $25K - $77K

12 salaries

$50,213/yr
$25K$77K

Firefighter

CAL Fire

$51,525/yr

Range: $35K - $76K

11 salaries

$51,525/yr
$35K$76K

Firefighter

US Forest Service

$34,622/yr

Range: $25K - $56K

8 salaries

$34,622/yr
$25K$56K

Firefighter

US Marine Corps

$36,043/yr

Range: $28K - $73K

6 salaries

$36,043/yr
$28K$73K

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Firefighter

City of Houston

$55,305/yr

Range: $44K - $65K

6 salaries

$55,305/yr
$44K$65K

Firefighter

Houston Fire Department - Texas

$50,866/yr

Range: $30K - $61K

5 salaries

$50,866/yr
$30K$61K

Firefighter

Baton Rouge Fire Department

$31,242/yr

Range: $31K - $39K

4 salaries

$31,242/yr
$31K$39K

Firefighter

US Department of the Interior

$41,192/yr

Range: $41K - $57K

4 salaries

$41,192/yr
$41K$57K

Firefighter

San Francisco Fire Department

$90,596/yr

Range: $73K - $214K

4 salaries

$90,596/yr
$73K$214K

Firefighter - Hourly

League of Minnesota Cities

$11/hr

Range: $10 - $27

4 salaries

$11/hr
$10$27

Firefighter

Unified FIre Authority

$48,357/yr

Range: $33K - $78K

3 salaries

$48,357/yr
$33K$78K

Firefighter

State of Washington

$54,385/yr

Range: $53K - $56K

3 salaries

$54,385/yr
$53K$56K

Firefighter

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department

$60,659/yr

Range: $57K - $76K

3 salaries

$60,659/yr
$57K$76K

Firefighter - Hourly

Allied Universal

$17/hr

Range: $17 - $20

3 salaries

$17/hr
$17$20

Firefighter

City of Seattle

$101,754/yr

Range: $74K - $118K

3 salaries

$101,754/yr
$74K$118K

Firefighter

Orange County Government, Florida

$47,302/yr

Range: $34K - $48K

3 salaries

$47,302/yr
$34K$48K

Firefighter

National Ticket

$52,666/yr

Range: $43K - $56K

3 salaries

$52,666/yr
$43K$56K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$118,000
per year
A Fire Protection Engineer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $118,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$126,000
per year
A Fire Protection Engineer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $126,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$52,248
per year
A Firefighter/EMT in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $52,248 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$14
hourly
A Firefighter/EMT in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
 
Part-time
Government
$100,000
per year
A Firefighter in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$4,500
monthly
A Fire Fighter/EMT in the Bakersfield, CA Area area reported making $4,500 per month
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Bakersfield, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$36,000
per year
A Firefighter/EMT in the Staunton, VA Area area reported making $36,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Staunton, VA Area area
 
Full-time
Government
$80,000
per year
A Fire Protection Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$38,000
per year
A Firefighter/EMT in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $38,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Government