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Entry-Level Fire Fighter Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Entry-Level Fire Fighters ; the average employee scrapes together only around $39K per year. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Fire Fighters is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$25,350 - $57,987
(Median)
$25K
$39K
$58K
MEDIAN: $38,641
10%
50%
90%

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$8.94 - $22.19
(Median)
$8
$14
$22
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,350 - $57,987  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,039  
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).
)
$23,399 - $56,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 729
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.94 - $22.19  
   
Overtime
$12.73 - $36.40  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,039  
   
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).
)
$23,399 - $56,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 250

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 12%
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