Average Fire Fighter Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$40,406
Avg. Salary
$588
Bonus
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The average salary for a Fire Fighter in Atlanta, Georgia is $40,406.
10%
$32k
10%
$40k
50%
$53k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $40,406
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Salary
$32k - $53k
Bonus
$0 - $588
Total Pay
$32k - $53k

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Job Description for Fire Fighter

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Fire Fighter. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Fire Fighter
Fire Lieutenant
Fire Captain
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Fire Fighter Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Fire Fighter

An early career Fire Fighter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $36,438 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Fire Fighter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,252 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Fire Fighter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,818 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Fire Fighter in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 84.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (60.3% more) and Orlando, Florida (48.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
31.8%
Mid Career
31.8%
Experienced
36.4%