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Entry-Level Fire Fighter Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Fire Fighters is very modest at just $39K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$25,463 - $58,298
(Median)
$25K
$39K
$58K
MEDIAN: $38,609
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50%
90%

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$8.99 - $22.06
(Median)
$9
$14
$22
MEDIAN: $13.00
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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
$25,463 - $58,298  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,042  
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).
)
$23,624 - $57,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 743
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.99 - $22.06  
   
Overtime
$12.89 - $36.63  
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 - $5,042  
   
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).
)
$23,624 - $57,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 248
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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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