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Firefighter salary in New York, NY

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

Average base salary

above national average
Estimated take-home pay: $57,583 
Average $68,623
Low $49,695
High $94,760
Non-cash benefit
Dental insurance
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The average salary for a firefighter is $68,623 per year in New York, NY. 6 salaries reported, updated at December 15, 2022

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Top companies for Firefighters in New York, NY

  1. U.S. Army
    81,145 reviews5 salaries reported
    $109,785per year
  2. $88,497per year
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Highest paying cities for Firefighters near New York, NY

  1. Atlanta, GA
    $103,226 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Brooklyn, NY
    $88,497 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Peoria, IL
    $80,919 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $68,623 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Brockton, MA
    $67,638 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Scotia, NY
    $61,629 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Westhampton Beach, NY
    $56,931 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Richmond, VA
    $54,209 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Newburgh, NY
    $53,959 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Where can a Firefighter earn more?

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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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How much do similar professions get paid in New York, NY?

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Average $23.68 per hour

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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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