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Deputy Fire Chief Salary

The average pay for a Deputy Fire Chief is $81,027 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$50,457 - $116,958
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $81,027
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$13.81 - $50.68
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,457 - $116,958  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,526  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,400 - $117,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 97
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $50.68  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $88.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,526  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$42,400 - $117,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
United States (change)

Job Description for Deputy Fire Chief

  • Oversee administrative tasks to ensure proper record keeping.
  • Direct fire department day to day activities, leading fire suppression, training and fire prevention.
  • Oversee facility and equipment maintenance and repairs.
  • Develop and administer yearly department budget.
  • Supervise and evaluate fire department processes and procedures, and assist in the development of new goals, standards and operations.

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Experience Affects Deputy Fire Chief Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$79,000

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
69%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 6%