Average Fire Captain Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Fire Captain is $69,650

Base Salary
$41k - $107k
$550 - $10k
Total Pay
$39k - $100k
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What Do Fire Captains Do?

Fire Captain Tasks
  • Oversee the daily activities of Fire personnel during assigned shift.
  • Supervise and participate in the daily care and maintenance of fire station, equipment and grounds.
  • Manage, motivate, train and evaluate team of Fire employees; schedule and prioritize non-emergency activities such as pre-fire planning and training activities.
  • Direct all aspects of fire crews during fire and emergency operations.
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How do Fire Captains Rate Their Jobs?

4.1 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 41 responses, the job of Fire Captain has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.08 out of 5. On average, Fire Captains are highly satisfied with their job.