Average Fire Fighter Salary in New York, New York

$74,583
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$8,159
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The average salary for a Fire Fighter in New York, New York is $74,583.
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$40k
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$102k
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MEDIAN $74,583
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Salary
$40k - $102k
Bonus
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$36k - $112k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Fire Fighter

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%)

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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 $48,282 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Fire Fighter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,093 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Fire Fighter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,421 based on 24 salaries.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Early Career
18.9%
Mid Career
16.2%
Experienced
64.9%