Average Salary for Cal Fire Employees

Cal Fire employees bring home $58K per year on average. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Cal Fire Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Fire Fighter
7 profiles
$46,032
$37K$60K

Fire Captain
3 profiles
$89,537
$62K$130K

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $53K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $59K per year on average. The largest slice of the Cal Fire workforce (53 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $46K annually.

Jobs

Fire Fighters are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $46K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Employees who have an Associate of Science (AS) make the most here, hauling in $46K annually.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of respondents report having health insurance, and the larger part of respondents report having dental coverage.

Cal Fire Job Listings

Key Stats for Cal Fire

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %
Salary
$46,000
Salary
$41,508 - $97,573

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
9%
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