Average Fire Fighter Salary

$48,707
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$32k
MEDIAN
$49k
90%
$85k

The average salary for a Fire Fighter is $48,707

Base Salary
$32k - $85k
Bonus
$250 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$110 - $5k
Total Pay
$28k - $81k
Is Average Fire Fighter Salary your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
EXPLORE BY:

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Fire Fighters?

What Do Fire Fighters Do?

Fire Fighter Tasks
  • Extinguish and control fires using shovels or water pumps.
  • Educate the general public on fire safety and prevention.
  • Maintain contact with emergency dispatch at all times and request additional resources as needed.
  • Coordinate with other firefighters as a member of the crew.
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

Job Satisfaction for Fire Fighter

4 out of 5
(193)
Highly Satisfied
26Reviews
Based on 193 responses, the job of Fire Fighter has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.02 out of 5. On average, Fire Fighters are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
95.7%
Female
4.3%
This data is based on 395 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

89%

Dental

72%

Vision

64%

None

10%