Average Deputy Fire Chief Salary

$81,870
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$45k
MEDIAN
$82k
90%
$123k

The average salary for a Deputy Fire Chief is $81,870

Base Salary
$45k - $123k
Bonus
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$45k - $123k
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What Do Deputy Fire Chiefs Do?

Deputy Fire Chief Tasks
  • Plan, develop, review, update and train on department policies and goals.
  • Coordinate across departments and groups.
  • Plan and manage construction and equipment maintenance work.
  • Plan and execute training programs and evaluate staff performance.
  • Communicate policies, goals and standards to all staff and handle questions and problems.
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FAQs About Deputy Fire Chiefs

What is the highest pay for Deputy Fire Chiefs?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Deputy Fire Chief is $123k / year

What is the lowest pay for Deputy Fire Chiefs?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Deputy Fire Chief is $45k / year

How can Deputy Fire Chiefs increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Deputy Fire Chief is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Deputy Fire Chief that oversees more junior Deputy Fire Chiefs, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.