Firefighter salary in San Jose Metro Area, CA

Average salary
$105,000/yr
Based on 74 income tax records
Total salary range: is $79,000 - $131,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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How much do Firefighters make?
The average total salary for a Firefighter is $105,000 per year. This is based on data from 74 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Firefighter and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Firefighter salary can vary between $44,000 to $176,500 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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Oakland, CA
21 income tax records
$128,000/yr
$118K – $138K
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Martinez, CA
10 income tax records
$125,500/yr
$91K – $148K
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Brentwood, CA
18 income tax records
$122,500/yr
$90K – $155K
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Shingle Springs, CA
11 income tax records
$122,000/yr
$101K – $140K
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Livermore, CA
21 income tax records
$121,500/yr
$95K – $171K
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Concord, CA
17 income tax records
$120,000/yr
$106K – $137K
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El Dorado Hills, CA
14 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$88K – $144K
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Vacaville, CA
17 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$45K – $135K
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Walnut Creek, CA
11 income tax records
$116,500/yr
$106K – $133K
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Tracy, CA
12 income tax records
$115,000/yr
$59K – $158K
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Petaluma, CA
33 income tax records
$113,000/yr
$81K – $132K
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Oakdale, CA
22 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$59K – $143K
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San Jose, CA
27 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$86K – $135K
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Hollister, CA
12 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$90K – $124K
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Elk Grove, CA
16 income tax records
$106,000/yr
$78K – $146K
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Gilroy, CA
12 income tax records
$106,000/yr
$62K – $128K
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Roseville, CA
40 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$77K – $132K
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Windsor, CA
10 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$76K – $135K
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San Francisco, CA
56 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$83K – $131K
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Santa Cruz, CA
28 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$67K – $130K
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Oakley, CA
11 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$87K – $123K
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Auburn, CA
10 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$78K – $134K
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Folsom, CA
23 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$82K – $114K
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Placerville, CA
13 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$53K – $112K
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Salinas, CA
18 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$69K – $102K
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Clovis, CA
27 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$59K – $109K
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Sacramento, CA
63 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$59K – $107K
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Modesto, CA
11 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$50K – $129K
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Bakersfield, CA
32 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$54K – $103K
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Lincoln, CA
17 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$74K – $105K
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Rocklin, CA
18 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$53K – $154K
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Santa Maria, CA
15 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$61K – $105K
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Manteca, CA
15 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$64K – $119K
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Mariposa, CA
12 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$57K – $103K
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Paso Robles, CA
19 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$64K – $102K
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Napa, CA
11 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$60K – $110K
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Rohnert Park, CA
13 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$66K – $115K
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San Luis Obispo, CA
15 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$54K – $90K
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Lakeport, CA
11 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$60K – $112K
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Santa Rosa, CA
41 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$53K – $124K
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Lompoc, CA
17 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$56K – $81K
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Chico, CA
90 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$49K – $92K
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Oroville, CA
11 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$48K – $80K
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Citrus Heights, CA
15 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$58K – $102K
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
16 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$42K – $90K
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Visalia, CA
14 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$51K – $77K
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Fresno, CA
37 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$50K – $76K
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Grass Valley, CA
24 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$49K – $80K
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Sonora, CA
18 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$38K – $61K

Firefighter salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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City Of San Jose, Santa Clara County, CA
12 income tax records
$108,000/yr
$97K – $119K
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State Of California, Santa Clara County, CA
12 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$50K – $66K

Firefighter demographics in San Jose Metro Area, CA

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59% are single
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41% are married
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32% have kids
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58% own a home

Firefighter salaries by age in San Jose Metro Area, CA

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$39,500
$79,000
$118,500
$158,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

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

74 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a firefighter in San Jose Metro Area, CA is $105,000 per year. Firefighter salaries in San Jose Metro Area, CA can vary between $44,000 to $176,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 74 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as firefighter.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for firefighters near San Jose Metro Area, CA: Oakland, CA ($128,000 a year), Martinez, CA ($125,500 a year), and Brentwood, CA ($122,500 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.