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Fire Lieutenant Salary

A Fire Lieutenant earns an average salary of $60,553 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$39,139 - $89,282
(Median)
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61K
77K
89K
MEDIAN: $60,552
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$13.69 - $42.57
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,139 - $89,282  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
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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$34,487 - $89,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$13.69 - $42.57  
   
Overtime
$20.93 - $68.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
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).
)
$34,487 - $89,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
United States (change)

Job Description for Fire Lieutenant

  • Oversee assigned personnel in daily work schedule and routine station duties including maintenance of vehicles and apparatus.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate assigned personnel.
  • Maintains and enforce departmental rules and regulations.
  • Supervise and direct fire ground and emergency operations for assigned company.
  • Conduct fire, occupational license and complaint inspections and re-inspections.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fire Lieutenant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Fire Lieutenant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$56,000

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 4%