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Firefighter salary in New York, NY

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

Average base salary

arrow down13%
below national average

Most common benefits

Dental insurance

The average salary for a firefighter is $44,908 per year in New York, NY. 2 salaries reported, updated at June 15, 2022.

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Top companies for Firefighters in New York, NY

  1. FDNY
    90 reviews5 salaries reported
    $100,445per year
  2. $84,814per year
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Highest paying cities for Firefighters near New York, NY

  1. Brooklyn, NY
    $68,634 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. West Point, NY
    $66,875 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $58,930 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Poughkeepsie, NY
    $56,937 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Scotia, NY
    $54,685 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Newburgh, NY
    $53,964 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Westhampton Beach, NY
    $53,200 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Fort Drum, NY
    $49,159 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Schenectady, NY
    $47,131 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Firefighters

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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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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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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