Average Fire Captain Salary

$71,529
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$43k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$106k

The average salary for a Fire Captain is $71,529

Base Salary
$43k - $106k
Bonus
$550 - $18k
Total Pay
$40k - $101k
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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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Job Satisfaction for Fire Captain

4.1 out of 5
(47)
Highly Satisfied
8Reviews
Based on 47 responses, the job of Fire Captain has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.11 out of 5. On average, Fire Captains are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
98.9%
Female
1.1%
This data is based on 88 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

95%

Dental

75%

Vision

68%

None

5%