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Fire Lieutenant Salary (United States)

A Fire Lieutenant earns an average salary of $59,704 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Fire Lieutenant Salary (?
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$39,139 - $90,853
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $59,703
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Fire Lieutenant Salary (?
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$11.23 - $44.04
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,139 - $90,853  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
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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$36,675 - $91,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $44.04  
   
Overtime
$20.79 - $73.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
   
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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$36,675 - $91,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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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Experience Affects Fire Lieutenant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
National Average
$57,000
Experienced
up arrow 6%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 2%