Firefighter salary in New Jersey

Average salary
$72,000/yr
Based on 495 income tax records
$32,000
$136,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$32,000
$136,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Firefighters make?
The average total salary for a Firefighter is $72,000 per year. This is based on data from 495 TurboTax users who reported their job as Firefighter and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Firefighter salary can vary between $32,000 to $136,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Firefighter salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Trenton, NJ
37 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$70K – $109K
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East Orange, NJ
17 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$58K – $72K
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Newark, NJ
11 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$49K – $63K
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Jersey City, NJ
23 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$41K – $62K

Firefighter salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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City Of Clifton, New Jersey
11 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$58K – $109K
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City Of Trenton, New Jersey
18 income tax records
$97,000/yr
$72K – $117K
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Township Of Edison, New Jersey
10 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$80K – $121K
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City Of Elizabeth, New Jersey
18 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$80K – $95K
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City Of Newark, New Jersey
26 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$63K – $93K
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US Department Of Defense, New Jersey
21 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$54K – $85K
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North Hudson Regional, New Jersey
15 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$50K – $79K
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City Of Paterson Nj, New Jersey
14 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$51K – $78K
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City Of East Orange, New Jersey
14 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$56K – $71K
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City Of Plainfield, New Jersey
11 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$47K – $69K
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City Of Jersey City, New Jersey
25 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$42K – $62K

Firefighter demographics in New Jersey

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58% are single
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42% are married
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43% have kids
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53% own a home

Firefighter salaries by age in New Jersey

$0
$26,375
$52,750
$79,125
$105,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Firefighters in New Jersey

495 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a firefighter in New Jersey is $72,000 per year. Firefighter salaries in New Jersey can vary between $32,000 to $136,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 495 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as firefighter.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for firefighters in New Jersey: City of Clifton ($99,000 a year), City of Trenton ($97,000 a year), and Township of Edison ($96,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for firefighters in New Jersey: Trenton, NJ ($92,000 a year), East Orange, NJ ($64,000 a year), and Newark, NJ ($60,000 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.