Average Fire Fighter Salary

$49,087
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$33k
MEDIAN
$49k
90%
$85k

The average salary for a Fire Fighter is $49,087

Base Salary
$33k - $85k
Bonus
$204 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$110 - $5k
Total Pay
$28k - $82k
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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.
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Job Satisfaction for Fire Fighter

4 out of 5
(174)
Highly Satisfied
26Reviews
Based on 174 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
95.9%
Female
4.1%
This data is based on 345 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

72%

Vision

66%

None

10%