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Firefighter salary in Tennessee

Average salary
$51,000/yr
Based on 911 income tax records
$29,000
$85,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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$29,000
$85,000
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 Tennessee is $51,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 911 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Firefighter salaries in Tennessee can vary between $29,000 to $85,000 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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Millington, TN
17 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$60K – $77K
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Cordova, TN
35 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$58K – $69K
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Collierville, TN
11 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$56K – $62K
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Arlington, TN
25 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$54K – $68K
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Memphis, TN
84 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$53K – $64K
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Gallatin, TN
14 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$47K – $65K
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Goodlettsville, TN
11 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$47K – $62K
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Murfreesboro, TN
28 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$44K – $64K
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Hendersonville, TN
13 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$49K – $63K
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Nashville, TN
23 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$46K – $61K
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Sevierville, TN
12 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$48K – $56K
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Jackson, TN
12 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$45K – $55K
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Clarksville, TN
35 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$38K – $57K
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Knoxville, TN
37 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$40K – $56K
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Maryville, TN
10 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$42K – $59K
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Chattanooga, TN
37 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$33K – $52K
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Kingsport, TN
14 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$37K – $48K
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Cleveland, TN
10 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$41K – $47K
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Ooltewah, TN
10 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$31K – $42K

Firefighter salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Metropolitan Government Of Nashville And Davidson County, Tennessee
67 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$53K – $69K
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US Department Of Defense, Tennessee
17 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$49K – $71K
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Shelby County Government, Tennessee
13 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$60K – $62K
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City Of Memphis, Tennessee
101 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$56K – $64K
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City Of Franklin Tennessee, Tennessee
16 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$53K – $64K
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City Of Hendersonville, Tennessee
17 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$47K – $63K
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City Of Knoxville, Tennessee
35 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$46K – $58K
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City Of Kingsport, Tennessee
18 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$38K – $58K
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City Of Murfreesboro, Tennessee
13 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$44K – $55K
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City Of Jackson, Tennessee
22 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$40K – $47K
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City Of Gallatin, Tennessee
16 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$36K – $47K
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City Of Clarksville, Tennessee
24 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$37K – $55K
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City Of Johnson City, Tennessee
10 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$33K – $49K
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Rural Metro Of Tennessee, Tennessee
16 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$31K – $45K
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City Of Chattanooga, Tennessee
40 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$30K – $39K

Firefighter demographics in Tennessee

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41% are single
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59% are married
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54% have kids
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56% own a home

Firefighter salaries by age

$0
$14,875
$29,750
$44,625
$59,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Firefighters in Tennessee

911 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a firefighter in Tennessee is $51,000 per year. Firefighter salaries in Tennessee can vary between $29,000 to $85,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 911 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as firefighter.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for firefighters in Tennessee: Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County ($62,000 a year), US Department of Defense ($62,000 a year), and Shelby County Government ($61,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for firefighters in Tennessee: Millington, TN ($64,000 a year), Cordova, TN ($62,000 a year), and Collierville, TN ($60,500 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.