Firefighter salary in Colorado

Average salary
$79,000/yr
Based on 1,239 income tax records
$31,500
$125,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$53K
 
$70K
 
$85K
 
$93K
 
$89K
$31,500
$125,500
How much do Firefighters make?
The average total salary for a Firefighter is $79,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,239 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Firefighter and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Firefighter salary can vary between $31,500 to $125,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Firefighter salary by location

Firefighter salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Eagle River Fire Protection Dist, Colorado
17 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$65K – $116K
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Arvada Fire Protection District, Colorado
21 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$81K – $153K
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City Of Boulder, Colorado
15 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$75K – $114K
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Adams County Fire Protection D, Colorado
12 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$82K – $137K
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West Metro Fire, Colorado
56 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$60K – $115K
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City And County Of Denver, Colorado
135 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$58K – $139K
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South Metro Fire Rescue Fpd, Colorado
87 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$51K – $152K
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Town Of Castle Rock, Colorado
12 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$66K – $105K
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City Of Colorado Springs Payroll, Colorado
88 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$57K – $121K
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City Of Thornton, Colorado
20 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$58K – $119K
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South Adams County Fire Depa, Colorado
17 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$66K – $105K
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Poudre Fire Authority, Colorado
25 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$58K – $112K
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Loveland Fire Rescue Authority, Colorado
15 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$51K – $130K
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Red White Blue Fire Protection, Colorado
12 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$66K – $99K
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City Of Greeley, Colorado
14 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$55K – $98K
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Frederick Area Fire Prot Dist, Colorado
14 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$53K – $114K
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City Of Pueblo, Colorado
21 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$59K – $80K
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City Of Westminster, Colorado
21 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$55K – $109K
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City Of Aurora, Colorado
81 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$48K – $104K
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US Department Of Defense, Colorado
80 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$19K – $91K
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National Finance Center, Colorado
36 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$36K – $143K
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City Of Grand Junction, Colorado
16 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$42K – $90K
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State Of Colorado, Colorado
18 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$47K – $79K
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Department Of The Interior, Colorado
16 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$23K – $89K

Firefighter demographics in Colorado

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40% are single
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60% are married
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47% have kids
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72% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Firefighters in Colorado

1,239 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a firefighter in Colorado is $79,000 per year. Firefighter salaries in Colorado can vary between $31,500 to $125,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,239 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as firefighter.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for firefighters in Colorado: Eagle River Fire Protection Dist ($98,000 a year), Arvada Fire Protection District ($97,500 a year), and City of Boulder ($97,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for firefighters in Colorado: Brighton, CO ($97,500 a year), Castle Rock, CO ($95,500 a year), and Commerce City, CO ($92,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.