Firefighter Salaries in California

Salary estimated from 117 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: February 15, 2019
Average in California
$57,042 per year
32% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$17,000
$120,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Firefighter make in California?

The average salary for a Firefighter is $57,042 per year in California, which is 32% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 117 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Firefighter employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Firefighter is 2-4 years.
Firefighter salaries by company in California
CompanyAverage salary
$77,521 per year
$75,167 per year
$54,717 per year
$10.88 per hour
$86,768 per year
$55,452 per year
$45,747 per year
$31,057 per year
$54,632 per year
$17.56 per hour
Firefighter salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$62,176 per year
$58,785 per year

Firefighter job openings

Firefighter Trainee
San Bernardino County
San Bernardino County, CA
FIREFIGHTER TRAINEE
City of Richmond, CA
Richmond, CA
FIREFIGHTER TRAINEE
Orange County Fire Authority
Irvine, CA
Fire Recruit (EMT Option)
City of Chula Vista, CA
Chula Vista, CA
Fire Recruit
City of Sacramento
Sacramento, CA
PARK RANGER 1966
City of Los Angeles, CA
City of Los Angeles, CA
Firefighter jobs in California