The average pay for a Deputy Fire Chief is $99,997 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$49,807 - $131,189
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MEDIAN: $99,997
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$49,807 - $131,189  
   
Bonus
$6,450  
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$50,050 - $130,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Job Description for Deputy Fire Chief

A deputy fire chief is an advanced position in the firefighting field which involves a great deal of administrative work. Deputy fire chiefs oversee all types of operations of the firefighting department, including firefighting, disaster response, emergency medical services, and more.

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Deputy Fire Chief Tasks

  • Plan and execute training programs and evaluate staff performance.
  • Communicate policies, goals and standards to all staff and handle questions and problems.
  • Plan and manage construction and equipment maintenance work.
  • Plan, develop, review, update and train on department policies and goals.
  • Coordinate across departments and groups.

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Experience Affects Deputy Fire Chief Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$101,000

Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
77%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None:
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