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Firefighter/Emt salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$48,141
Non-cash benefit
Dental insurance
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The average salary for a firefighter/emt is $48,141 per year in the United States. 376 salaries reported, updated at July 28, 2022.

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Top companies for Firefighter/Emts in United States

  1. City of Pullman
    3.7star
    6 reviews5 salaries reported
    $78,311per year
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Highest paying cities for Firefighter/Emts in United States

  1. Everett, WA
    $49,257 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $49,183 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Lemont, IL
    $45,578 per year
    45 salaries reported
  1. Sierra Vista, AZ
    $44,070 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Westbrook, ME
    $43,979 per year
    16 salaries reported
  3. North Port, FL
    $42,134 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Ocala, FL
    $41,443 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Hopkinsville, KY
    $40,760 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Walterboro, SC
    $39,801 per year
    5 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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

First Responder

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Average $24.14 per hour

Emergency Medical Technician

11,456 job openings

Average $21.20 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Firefighter/Emt

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