Entry-Level Fire Fighter Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Fire Fighter is $37,980 per year.
Entry-Level Fire Fighter Total Pay (?
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$25,309 - $57,818
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $37,980
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Entry-Level Fire Fighter Total Pay (?
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$8.56 - $21.31
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,309 - $57,818  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,080  
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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$23,062 - $56,760  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.56 - $21.31  
   
Overtime
$12.05 - $36.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,080  
   
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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$23,062 - $56,760  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,169
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Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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New York
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Chicago
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Houston
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Austin
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National Average
$37,000
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Gender

Female
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female alumni
 
Male
96%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 11%
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