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

431 salaries reported, updated at July 20, 2021
$59,476
per year

The average salary for a firefighter/paramedic is $59,476 per year in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Bereavement leave
  • Credit union membership
  • Dependent health insurance coverage
  • Employee assistance program
  • Wellness program
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Most common benefits for Firefighters/Paramedics

  • Bereavement leave
  • Credit union membership
  • Dependent health insurance coverage
  • Employee assistance program
  • Wellness program
  • AD&D insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Dependent care reimbursement
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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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