Firefighter salary in US Midwest Region

Average salary
$70,500/yr
Based on 6,694 income tax records
$30,500
$120,500
Age:
Average salary by age
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26-35
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$64K
 
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$30,500
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How much do Firefighters make?
The average total salary for a Firefighter is $70,500 per year. This is based on data from 6,694 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Firefighter and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Firefighter salary can vary between $30,500 to $120,500 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 Aurora Illinois, US Midwest Region
18 income tax records
$110,000/yr
$82K – $153K
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City Of Chicago, US Midwest Region
241 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$68K – $168K
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Norwich Township, US Midwest Region
13 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$89K – $132K
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Village Of Skokie, US Midwest Region
11 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$81K – $110K
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City Of Evanston, US Midwest Region
13 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$79K – $112K
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City Of Naperville, US Midwest Region
14 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$72K – $125K
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City Of Elgin, US Midwest Region
16 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$58K – $110K
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Waterford Township, US Midwest Region
11 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$75K – $127K
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City Of Waukegan, US Midwest Region
11 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$84K – $120K
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City Of Carmel, US Midwest Region
22 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$67K – $143K
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City Of Warren, US Midwest Region
12 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$69K – $128K
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City Of Rockford, US Midwest Region
27 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$62K – $107K
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City Of Indianapolis, US Midwest Region
157 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$48K – $115K
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Wayne Township Trustee, US Midwest Region
29 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$57K – $127K
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City Of Madison Room 406, US Midwest Region
50 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$58K – $100K
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City Of Cincinnati, US Midwest Region
88 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$59K – $117K
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White River Township Fire Protec, US Midwest Region
13 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$61K – $95K
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City Of Champaign, US Midwest Region
12 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$70K – $110K
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City Of Lansing, US Midwest Region
15 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$48K – $97K
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City Of Roseville, US Midwest Region
14 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$57K – $89K
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City Of Milwaukee, US Midwest Region
127 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$30K – $120K
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Pike Civil Township Trustee, US Midwest Region
21 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$59K – $89K
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Town Of Fishers, US Midwest Region
29 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$64K – $108K
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City Of Toledo, US Midwest Region
40 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$54K – $102K
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City Of Des Moines, US Midwest Region
23 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$69K – $83K
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City Of Fort Wayne, US Midwest Region
40 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$59K – $112K
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City Of Saint Paul, US Midwest Region
40 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$52K – $119K
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City Of Omaha, US Midwest Region
64 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$53K – $93K
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City Of Sioux Falls, US Midwest Region
24 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$44K – $96K
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City Of Minneapolis Finance Depa, US Midwest Region
35 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$59K – $109K
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City Of Detroit, US Midwest Region
86 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$41K – $109K
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City Of Noblesville, US Midwest Region
22 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$56K – $87K
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City Of Cleveland, US Midwest Region
65 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$51K – $95K
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City Of Dayton Ohio, US Midwest Region
27 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$48K – $92K
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City Of Akron Ohio, US Midwest Region
25 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$54K – $99K
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Unified Govt Of Wycokck, US Midwest Region
33 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$32K – $85K
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City Of Lawrence Kansas, US Midwest Region
21 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$50K – $88K
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City Of Lafayette, US Midwest Region
21 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$55K – $87K
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City Of South Bend, US Midwest Region
36 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$52K – $95K
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City Of Grand Rapids, US Midwest Region
26 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$46K – $78K
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City Of Topeka, US Midwest Region
23 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$43K – $84K
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City Of Duluth, US Midwest Region
22 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$59K – $77K
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City Of Kansas City Missouri, US Midwest Region
103 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$36K – $104K
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City Of Springfield, US Midwest Region
55 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$40K – $98K
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City Of St Louis Office Of City, US Midwest Region
59 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$45K – $92K
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City Of Evansville, US Midwest Region
28 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$52K – $76K
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City Of Olathe, US Midwest Region
25 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$45K – $98K
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City Of Wichita Active Employees, US Midwest Region
71 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$44K – $74K
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National Finance Center, US Midwest Region
31 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$31K – $97K

Firefighter demographics in US Midwest Region

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38% are single
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62% are married
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55% have kids
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73% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Firefighters in US Midwest Region

6,694 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a firefighter in US Midwest Region is $70,500 per year. Firefighter salaries in US Midwest Region can vary between $30,500 to $120,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 6,694 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as firefighter.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for firefighters in US Midwest Region: City of Aurora Illinois ($110,000 a year), City of Chicago ($108,500 a year), and Norwich Township ($100,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for firefighters in US Midwest Region: Chicago Metro Area, IL ($94,000 a year), Champaign Metro Area, IL ($87,500 a year), and Rockford Metro Area, IL ($82,000 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.