Entry-Level Fire Fighters are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $40K per year on average. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. For the most part, Entry-Level Fire Fighters enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$26,796 - $61,212
(Median)
$27K
$40K
$61K
MEDIAN: $40,440
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50%
90%

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$9.69 - $24.45
(Median)
$9
$14
$24
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$26,796 - $61,212  
   
Bonus
$515 - $7,757  
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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$24,291 - $60,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 506
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $24.45  
   
Overtime
$14.22 - $45.39  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$515 - $7,757  
   
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).
)
$24,291 - $60,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 197
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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: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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