Firefighter Salaries in California

Salary estimated from 128 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: September 2, 2018
Average in California
$49,757 per year
18% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$14,000
$136,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Firefighter make in California?

The average salary for a Firefighter is $49,757 per year in California, which is 18% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 128 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
$75,167 per year
$73,878 per year
$61,545 per year
$50,644 per year
$88,783 per year
$86,768 per year
$70,409 per year
$47,506 per year
$44,583 per year
$44,078 per year
Firefighter salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$40,626 per year
$114,349 per year
$3,709 per month
$13.35 per hour

Firefighter job openings

Firefighter Trainee
City of Pasadena, CA
Pasadena, CA
Firefighter
County of Marin, CA
Marin County, CA
PARK RANGER 1966
City of Los Angeles, CA
City of Los Angeles, CA
FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC
City of Huntington Beach, CA
Huntington Beach, CA
Firefighter/Paramedic (Entry level recruit)
City of Vallejo, CA
Vallejo, CA
Firefighter
City of Chico
Chico, CA
Firefighter jobs in California