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Firefighter/Emt salary in United States

How much does a Firefighter/Emt make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $54,610
Low $37,048
High $80,496
Non-cash benefit
Dental insurance
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The average salary for a firefighter/emt is $54,610 per year in the United States. 532 salaries reported, updated at September 23, 2023

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Top companies for Firefighter/Emts in United States

    55 reviews5 salaries reported
    $99,197per year
  2. $56,816per year
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Highest paying cities for Firefighter/Emts near United States

  1. Chicago, IL
    $99,197 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Everett, WA
    $94,107 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $52,733 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Dawsonville, GA
    $49,359 per year
    15 salaries reported
  2. Sierra Vista, AZ
    $49,052 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Hendersonville, NC
    $42,780 per year
    8 salaries reported
  1. Westbrook, ME
    $40,696 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Carlsbad, NM
    $37,554 per year
    14 salaries reported
  3. Walterboro, SC
    $28,319 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Where can a Firefighter/Emt earn more?

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Most common benefits for Firefighter/Emts

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 473 ratings

55% of Firefighter/Emts in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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