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Firefighter/Paramedic salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $67,602
Low $46,129
High $99,073
Non-cash benefit
Dental insurance
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The average salary for a firefighter/paramedic is $67,602 per year in the United States. 700 salaries reported, updated at September 21, 2023

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Top companies for Firefighters/Paramedics in United States

  1. City Of San Rafael
    15 reviews7 salaries reported
    $118,809per year
  2. $91,619per year
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Highest paying cities for Firefighters/Paramedics near United States

  1. Everett, WA
    $106,792 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Pala, CA
    $75,867 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Bellaire, TX
    $67,040 per year
    10 salaries reported
  1. Collierville, TN
    $66,980 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. West Chicago, IL
    $65,000 per year
    17 salaries reported
  3. St. Louis, MO
    $64,920 per year
    12 salaries reported
  1. Arcadia, FL
    $63,038 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Bunnell, FL
    $60,031 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Harrisonville, MO
    $58,100 per year
    8 salaries reported
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Where can a Firefighter/Paramedic earn more?

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Most common benefits for Firefighters/Paramedics

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

Based on 309 ratings

66% of Firefighters/Paramedics in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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