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Fire Chief salary in United States

How much does a Fire Chief make in the United States?

Average base salary

$104,223
Average $104,223
Low $66,909
High $162,347

The average salary for a fire chief is $104,223 per year in the United States. 328 salaries reported, updated at August 12, 2022.

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Top companies for Fire Chiefs in United States

  1. City of Salinas
    4.3star
    14 reviews7 salaries reported
    $176,647per year
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Highest paying cities for Fire Chiefs in United States

  1. Manhattan Beach, CA
    $231,337 per year
    1003 salaries reported
  2. Oakland, CA
    $199,293 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Ventura, CA
    $176,544 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Grants Pass, OR
    $126,321 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Fort Lauderdale, FL
    $116,207 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Bakersfield, CA
    $112,425 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Anoka, MN
    $91,416 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Harrisonburg, VA
    $86,483 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Sacramento, CA
    $48,162 per year
    10 salaries reported
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 114 ratings

62% of Fire Chiefs in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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