Average Salary for Houston Fire Department Employees

Compensation for Houston Fire Department employees is around $62K annually on average. At Houston Fire Department, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your role at the company factors into the equation as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

The largest slice of the Houston Fire Department workforce (43 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, around $91K per year.


Earning about $54K annually on average, Fire Captains receive the most money, followed by Fire Fighters ($51K per year).


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

For the vast majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and the vast majority of respondents get dental coverage, too.

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Key Stats for Houston Fire Department

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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