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Wildland Firefighter salary in United States

How much does a Wildland Firefighter make in the United States?

Average base salary

$19.74
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a wildland firefighter is $19.74 per hour in the United States. 731 salaries reported, updated at August 11, 2022.

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Top companies for Wildland Firefighters in United States

  1. Wildfire Defense Systems
    3.1star
    36 reviews327 salaries reported
    $25.68per hour
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Highest paying cities for Wildland Firefighters in United States

  1. Salem, OR
    $19.38 per hour
    51 salaries reported
  2. Boise, ID
    $18.88 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  3. Eugene, OR
    $18.86 per hour
    13 salaries reported
  1. Fairbanks, AK
    $18.75 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Elko, NV
    $18.46 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  3. White City, OR
    $18.11 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  1. Roseburg, OR
    $17.84 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  2. Philomath, OR
    $17.60 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Grants Pass, OR
    $17.51 per hour
    20 salaries reported
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Where can a Wildland Firefighter earn more?

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Most common benefits for Wildland Firefighters

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 317 ratings

70% of Wildland 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 United States?

Firefighter

1,667 job openings

Average $47,048 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Wildland Firefighter

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a wildland firefighter?

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Do wildland firefighters receive hazard pay?

If the duty they perform meets certain criteria, wildland firefighters can receive hazard pay. This pay is usually calculated as a percentage increase for all hours worked that day, even if only a portion of that time was spent in a hazardous situation.

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How much do similar professions to a wildland firefighter get paid?

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