Entry-Level Fire Fighter Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Fire Fighters is very modest at just $41K per year. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,167 - $64,041
$27K
$41K
$64K
MEDIAN: $40,897
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$9.82 - $24.02
$9
$14
$24
MEDIAN: $13.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,167 - $64,041  
   
Bonus
$487.22 - $9,899  
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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$24,440 - $62,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 479
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $24.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.53  
Overtime
$14.30 - $47.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$487.22 - $9,899  
   
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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$24,440 - $62,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 189

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Key Stats for Fire Fighter

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
16%
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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