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Firefighter salary in Illinois

Average salary
$81,500/yr
Based on 897 income tax records
$29,000
$132,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$29,000
$132,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

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 Illinois is $81,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 897 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Firefighter salaries in Illinois can vary between $29,000 to $132,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Firefighter salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Chicago, IL
198 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$76K – $115K
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Joliet, IL
12 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$70K – $93K
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Plainfield, IL
19 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$55K – $105K
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Peoria, IL
16 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$52K – $68K
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Mchenry, IL
11 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$54K – $67K

Firefighter salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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City Of Aurora Illinois, Illinois
14 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$100K – $118K
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City Of Chicago, Illinois
145 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$89K – $119K
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City Of Rockford, Illinois
18 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$72K – $95K
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City Of Springfield, Illinois
23 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$71K – $94K
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City Of Peoria, Illinois
16 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$55K – $75K
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US Department Of Defense, Illinois
16 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$29K – $91K

Firefighter demographics in Illinois

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43% are single
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57% are married
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54% have kids
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68% own a home

Firefighter salaries by age

$0
$25,125
$50,250
$75,375
$100,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Firefighters in Illinois

897 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a firefighter in Illinois is $81,500 per year. Firefighter salaries in Illinois can vary between $29,000 to $132,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 897 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as firefighter.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for firefighters in Illinois: City of Aurora Illinois ($107,000 a year), City of Chicago ($104,500 a year), and City of Rockford ($87,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for firefighters in Illinois: Chicago, IL ($98,000 a year), Joliet, IL ($79,000 a year), and Plainfield, IL ($78,500 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.