How much does a Wildland Firefighter make in the United States?
70% of Wildland firefighters in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
Frequently asked questions
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.