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Firefighter/Paramedic salary in United States

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

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The average salary for a firefighter/paramedic is $61,545 per year in the United States. 622 salaries reported, updated at July 28, 2022.

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Top companies for Firefighters/Paramedics in United States

    17 reviews12 salaries reported
    $105,317per year
  2. $98,881per year
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Highest paying cities for Firefighters/Paramedics in United States

  1. St. Louis, MO
    $62,072 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Tucson, AZ
    $61,762 per year
    21 salaries reported
  3. Crete, IL
    $60,000 per year
    29 salaries reported
  1. Burnet, TX
    $60,000 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Memphis, TN
    $58,953 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Maricopa, AZ
    $55,588 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Kansas City, MO
    $52,718 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Yuma, AZ
    $51,770 per year
    46 salaries reported
  3. Bartow, FL
    $42,529 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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?


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Common questions about salaries for a Firefighter/Paramedic

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