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

276 salaries reported, updated at July 20, 2021
$47,299
per year

The average salary for a firefighter/emt is $47,299 per year in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Dependent health insurance coverage
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid jury duty
  • Military leave
  • Credit union membership
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Most common benefits for Firefighter/Emts

  • Dependent health insurance coverage
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid jury duty
  • Military leave
  • Credit union membership
  • Bereavement leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dependent care reimbursement
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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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