How much does a Firefighter make in Chicago, IL?
54% of Firefighters in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
Frequently asked questions
How can I know if I am being paid fairly?
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Do firefighters get paid weekly?
Firefighters work on a 21-day, 168-hour pay schedule. They receive two different types of paychecks. One type of paycheck is received bi-weekly and is intended to cover 106 hours. The second type of paycheck is paid every three weeks, at the end of the firefighter's 168-hour pay period.