Average Fire Lieutenant Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Fire Lieutenant is $67,687 in 2023

Base Salary
$40k - $98k
$1k - $12k
Total Pay
$37k - $93k
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What Do Fire Lieutenants Do?

Fire Lieutenant Tasks
  • Supervise and direct fire ground and emergency operations for assigned company.
  • Conduct fire, occupational license and complaint inspections and re-inspections.
  • Maintains and enforce departmental rules and regulations.
  • Oversee assigned personnel in daily work schedule and routine station duties including maintenance of vehicles and apparatus.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate assigned personnel.
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How do Fire Lieutenants Rate Their Jobs?

4.6 out of 5
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FAQs About Fire Lieutenants

What is the highest pay for Fire Lieutenants?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Fire Lieutenant is $98k / year

What is the lowest pay for Fire Lieutenants?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Fire Lieutenant is $40k / year

How can Fire Lieutenants increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Fire Lieutenant is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Fire Lieutenant that oversees more junior Fire Lieutenants, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.