Entry-Level Fire Fighter Salary

Those pursuing careers as Entry-Level Fire Fighters may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $41K annually. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Entry-Level Fire Fighters claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$27,204 - $65,545
$27K
$41K
$66K
MEDIAN: $41,222
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$9.78 - $23.98
$9
$14
$24
MEDIAN: $13.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,204 - $65,545  
   
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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$24,407 - $64,320  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 496
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $23.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.53  
Overtime
$14.22 - $49.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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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$24,407 - $64,320  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 191

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Key Stats for Fire Fighter

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
17%
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 14%
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