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Entry-Level Fire Fighter Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Fire Fighter is $38,278 per year.
Entry-Level Fire Fighter Salary (?
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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$25,273 - $58,248
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,278
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Entry-Level Fire Fighter Salary (?
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$8.69 - $21.30
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,273 - $58,248  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,074  
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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$23,052 - $57,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 800
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.69 - $21.30  
   
Overtime
$12.32 - $37.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,074  
   
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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$23,052 - $57,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 281
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Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
up arrow 63%
Los Angeles
up arrow 35%
New York
up arrow 22%
Chicago
up arrow 17%
Dallas
up arrow 16%
Houston
up arrow 10%
National Average
$37,000
Atlanta
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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 11%