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How much does a Firefighter make in the United States?

Average base salary
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3.3k salaries reported, updated at May 20, 2020
$43,315
per year
The average salary for a firefighter is $43,315 per year in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement plan

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Most common benefits for Firefighters

  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Military leave
  • Health insurance
  • Employee assistance program

Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,253 ratings

54% of Firefighters in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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