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Firefighter salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$61,000/yr
Average per year
$61,000
Average per year
$61,000
$26,500
Total salary range**
$120,500
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Based on 22,865 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Firefighters make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Firefighter in the United States is $61,000 per year. This is based on data from 22,865 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Firefighter in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$61,000
Average per year
$61,000
$26,500
Total salary range**
$120,500
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Based on 22,865 income tax records from TurboTax

Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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City Of Los Angeles, Ventura County, CA
12 income tax records
$131,500/yr
$108K – $144K
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Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County, CA
19 income tax records
$126,500/yr
$102K – $160K
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Fairfax County, Loudoun County, VA
11 income tax records
$114,500/yr
$88K – $125K
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City Of Boston, Suffolk County, MA
36 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$102K – $129K
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Clark County, Clark County, NV
35 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$85K – $128K
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City Of Las Vegas, Clark County, NV
30 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$78K – $123K
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City Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
104 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$86K – $116K
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Miami-Dade County, Broward County, FL
20 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$76K – $109K
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State Of California, Riverside County, CA
23 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$82K – $118K
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City Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
76 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$78K – $111K

Firefighter demographics

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47% are single
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53% are married
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48% have kids
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45% own a home

Firefighter salaries by age

$0
$19,375
$38,750
$58,125
$77,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Firefighters

22,865 full-time salaries from 2019

How much do similar occupations make?

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Firefighter Emergency Medical Technician
1,161 income tax records
$53,000/yr
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Firefighter Paramedic
2,627 income tax records
$71,500/yr
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Paramedic Firefighter
277 income tax records
$63,000/yr
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Wildland Firefighter
513 income tax records
$37,000/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.