Average Fire Chief Salary in Houston, Texas

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The average salary for a Fire Chief in Houston, Texas is $110,000.
MEDIAN $110,000
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$69k - $130k
Total Pay
$72k - $130k

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Job Description for Fire Chief

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Fire Chief. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Fire Chief
Fire Fighter
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Fire Chief Job Listings

Employees with Fire Chief in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 9.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in St. Louis, Missouri (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Easton, Pennsylvania (36.6% less), Greenville, South Carolina (35.3% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (34.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 8 survey responses.
Late Career