Firefighter salary in San Diego Metro Area, CA

Average salary
$88,500/yr
Based on 335 income tax records
$36,500
$155,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$36,500
$155,500
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 $88,500 per year. This is based on data from 335 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Firefighter and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Firefighter salary can vary between $36,500 to $155,500 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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City Of Chula Vista, San Diego County, CA
15 income tax records
$119,500/yr
$108K – $149K
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City Of San Diego, San Diego County, CA
73 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$72K – $108K
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State Of California, San Diego County, CA
68 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$68K – $109K
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US Department Of Defense, San Diego County, CA
29 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$55K – $87K
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National Finance Center, San Diego County, CA
20 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$57K – $83K

Firefighter demographics in San Diego Metro Area, CA

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54% are single
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46% are married
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38% have kids
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51% own a home

Firefighter salaries by age in San Diego Metro Area, CA

$0
$28,250
$56,500
$84,750
$113,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Firefighters in San Diego Metro Area, CA

335 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a firefighter in San Diego Metro Area, CA is $88,500 per year. Firefighter salaries in San Diego Metro Area, CA can vary between $36,500 to $155,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 335 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as firefighter.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for firefighters near San Diego Metro Area, CA: City of Chula Vista ($119,500 a year), City of San Diego ($93,500 a year), and State of California ($85,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for firefighters near San Diego Metro Area, CA: Apple Valley, CA ($134,000 a year), Newbury Park, CA ($130,500 a year), and San Clemente, CA ($130,500 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.