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Firefighter salary in the United States

Average salary
$62,000/yr
Based on 31,601 income tax records
$27,500
$121,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$27,500
$121,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Firefighter in the United States is $62,000 per year. This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 31,601 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as firefighters. Firefighter salaries in the United States can vary between $27,500 to $121,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more. Read more
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Firefighter salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
244 income tax records
$114,500/yr
$75K – $142K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
310 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$56K – $125K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
639 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$73K – $108K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
189 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$66K – $114K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
249 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$53K – $115K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
219 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$76K – $105K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
258 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$60K – $104K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
706 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$65K – $102K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
598 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$70K – $102K
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Santa Rosa Metro Area, CA
100 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$51K – $112K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
257 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$56K – $118K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
240 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$52K – $102K
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Spokane Metro Area, WA
127 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$58K – $95K
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Hartford Metro Area, CT
106 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$69K – $100K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
254 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$54K – $88K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
396 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$60K – $87K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
440 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$59K – $99K
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Urban Honolulu Metro Area, HI
113 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$61K – $89K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
197 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$60K – $88K
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Cape Coral Metro Area, FL
137 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$60K – $89K
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Worcester Metro Area, MA
108 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$64K – $87K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
1,032 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$59K – $87K
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
184 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$57K – $80K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
363 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$60K – $81K
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Omaha Metro Area, NE
105 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$64K – $81K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
629 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$55K – $88K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
154 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$60K – $83K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
160 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$56K – $82K
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New York Metro Area, NY
525 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$55K – $95K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
119 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$54K – $78K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
256 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$53K – $78K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
230 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$49K – $81K
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Colorado Springs Metro Area, CO
153 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$52K – $81K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
432 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$54K – $79K
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North Port Metro Area, FL
141 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$52K – $80K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
308 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$49K – $81K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
810 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$54K – $78K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
430 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$55K – $77K
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Oklahoma City Metro Area, OK
162 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$51K – $78K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
354 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$46K – $75K
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Palm Bay Metro Area, FL
129 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$45K – $69K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
518 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$48K – $76K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
267 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$50K – $70K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
269 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$47K – $71K
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Memphis Metro Area, TN
231 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$52K – $66K
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Lakeland Metro Area, FL
108 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$44K – $77K
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Louisville Metro Area, KY
108 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$50K – $66K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
397 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$46K – $70K
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El Paso Metro Area, TX
133 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$49K – $67K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
176 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$45K – $69K

Firefighter salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County, CA
36 income tax records
$130,000/yr
$99K – $172K
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City Of Boston, Suffolk County, MA
53 income tax records
$115,000/yr
$106K – $132K
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Clark County, Clark County, NV
45 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$91K – $129K
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Municipality Of Anchorage, Anchorage County, AK
24 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$100K – $116K
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City Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
144 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$89K – $118K
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City Of Las Vegas, Clark County, NV
40 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$77K – $126K
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City Of Seattle, Snohomish County, WA
25 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$79K – $111K
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State Of California, Riverside County, CA
36 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$74K – $123K
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Miami-Dade County, Broward County, FL
32 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$72K – $109K
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City Of Orlando, Orange County, FL
20 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$84K – $102K
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City Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
109 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$74K – $111K
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City Of Tacoma, Pierce County, WA
35 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$82K – $101K
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City Of Spokane, Spokane County, WA
40 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$69K – $96K
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City Of Vancouver, Clark County, WA
20 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$78K – $88K
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City Of San Diego, San Diego County, CA
54 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$66K – $102K
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Pierce County Fire Protection Di, Pierce County, WA
20 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$76K – $103K
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City Of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA
69 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$76K – $97K
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City Of Mesa, Maricopa County, AZ
21 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$59K – $92K
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City And County Of Honolulu, Honolulu County, HI
77 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$68K – $91K
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City Of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX
89 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$68K – $95K
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Board Of County Commissioners Pa, Palm Beach County, FL
42 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$59K – $110K
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City Of Rochester Ny, Monroe County, NY
27 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$54K – $89K
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County Of Hawaii, Hawaii County, HI
30 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$68K – $90K
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City Of Henderson, Clark County, NV
22 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$64K – $94K
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City Of Colorado Springs Payroll, El Paso County, CO
47 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$64K – $89K
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City Of Syracuse Commissioner Of, Onondaga County, NY
24 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$69K – $81K
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City Of Worcester, Worcester County, MA
22 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$71K – $80K
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City Of Madison Room 406, Dane County, WI
32 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$65K – $81K
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City Of Cape Coral, Lee County, FL
21 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$68K – $79K
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Polk County Board Of County Comm, Polk County, FL
37 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$55K – $84K
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City Of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH
40 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$69K – $77K
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City Of Austin, Williamson County, TX
49 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$58K – $83K
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Baltimore City Council, Baltimore County, MD
41 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$61K – $77K
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City Of Laredo, Webb County, TX
31 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$61K – $80K
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City Of Corpus Christi, Nueces County, TX
37 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$53K – $69K
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City Of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OH
35 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$58K – $66K
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City Of Phoenix, Maricopa County, AZ
123 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$49K – $76K
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Marion County Board Of Co Comm, Marion County, FL
31 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$36K – $68K
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City Of Memphis, Shelby County, TN
90 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$56K – $64K
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City Of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, NM
63 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$53K – $68K
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City Of Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach County, VA
37 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$51K – $70K
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City Of Amarillo, Randall County, TX
30 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$54K – $64K
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City Of Tulsa, Tulsa County, OK
36 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$44K – $65K
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City Of Lubbock, Lubbock County, TX
35 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$53K – $68K
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City Of El Paso, El Paso County, TX
108 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$47K – $66K
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City Of Tucson, Pima County, AZ
36 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$47K – $68K
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Brevard Co Board Of County Commi, Brevard County, FL
31 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$40K – $65K
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City Of Raleigh, Wake County, NC
45 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$42K – $59K
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City Of Wichita Active Employees, Sedgwick County, KS
32 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$44K – $53K
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City Of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN
36 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$29K – $36K

Firefighter demographics in the United States

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44% are single
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56% are married
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50% have kids
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61% own a home

Firefighter salaries by age

$0
$19,500
$39,000
$58,500
$78,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Firefighters in the United States

31,601 full-time salaries from 2019
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