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How much does a Firefighter make in Los Angeles, CA?

Average base salary
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101 salaries reported, updated at Jul 18, 2020
$51,663
per year
The average salary for a firefighter is $51,663 per year in Los Angeles, CA.
21% higher
than national average
Most common benefits
  • Food provided
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Disability insurance
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Most common benefits for Firefighters

  • Food provided
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible schedule
  • 401(k) matching
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Employee assistance program
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Salary satisfaction

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

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Common questions about salaries for a Firefighter

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If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a firefighter, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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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.

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