Average Salary for Cal Fire Employees

The median salary at Cal Fire is $58K annually. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $59K per year. Average pay is $53K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Cal Fire folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $46K per year.


Earning approximately $46K annually on average, Fire Fighters receive the most money.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at Cal Fire have an Associate of Science (AS), earning $46K per year.

Benefits and Perks

Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of workers, and a majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well.

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Key Stats for Cal Fire


12 %
88 %
$41,508 - $97,573

Job Satisfaction

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