Entry-Level Fire Fighter Salary

Entry-Level Fire Fighters are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $39K per year on average. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$25,965 - $59,918
(Median)
$26K
$39K
$60K
MEDIAN: $39,390
10%
50%
90%

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$9.32 - $23.72
(Median)
$9
$14
$24
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,965 - $59,918  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,861  
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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$23,921 - $59,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 749
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.32 - $23.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67  
Overtime
$13.04 - $40.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,861  
   
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).
)
$23,921 - $59,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 282
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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