Average Fire Chief Salary

$81,818
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$51k
MEDIAN
$82k
90%
$127k

The average salary for a Fire Chief is $81,818

Base Salary
$51k - $127k
Bonus
$500 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$49k - $126k
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What Do Fire Chiefs Do?

Fire Chief Tasks
  • Evaluate scale and nature of reported fires while assigning appropriate teams to strategic locations for rescue of people and extinguishing flames.
  • Update, review, and report on personnel, equipment, and incidents.
  • Manage personnel and equipment to maintain peak performance abilities.
  • Oversee medical responses as needed.
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How do Fire Chiefs Rate Their Jobs?

4.5 out of 5
(72)
Extremely Satisfied
7Reviews
Based on 72 responses, the job of Fire Chief has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.51 out of 5. On average, Fire Chiefs are extremely satisfied with their job.