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How much does a Firefighter make in New York, NY?

Estimated salaries
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$53,904
per year
The estimated salary for a firefighter is $53,904 per year in New York, NY.
26% higher
than national average
Most common benefits
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement plan

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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

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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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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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How much do similar professions to a Firefighter get paid?

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Do firefighters get paid at the fire academy?

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Do firefighters have good benefits?