Average Salary for Houston Fire Department Employees

The average Houston Fire Department employee earns $51K per year. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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  • Updated: 09 Sep 2017
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Years of Experience

The largest slice of the Houston Fire Department workforce (38 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $45K annually.


The highest paychecks go to Fire Fighters, who earn around $47K per year.


The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Houston Fire Department provides health insurance to most workers, and the vast majority of employees do receive dental coverage.

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Key Stats for Houston Fire Department

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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