Average Fire Fighter Salary at Houston Fire Department

$50,500
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The average salary for a Fire Fighter at Houston Fire Department is $50,500.
25%
$46k
MEDIAN
$51k
75%
$60k
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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.
The top respondents for the job title Fire Fighter are from the companies Fire Fighter, F.D.N.Y. and U.S. Air Force (USAF). Reported salaries are highest at F.D.N.Y. where the average pay is $96,799. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Chicago Fire Department and Fire Department of New York (FDNY), earning around $90,000 and $75,000, respectively. U.S. Marine Corps pays the lowest at around $25,500. U.S. Air Force (USAF) and Fire Fighter also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $28,966 and $56,000, respectively.

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