Firefighter salary in Wake County, NC

Average salary
$51,000/yr
Based on 190 income tax records
$26,000
$91,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$26,000
$91,000
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 $51,000 per year. This is based on data from 190 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Firefighter and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Firefighter salary can vary between $26,000 to $91,000 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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Huntersville, NC
11 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$50K – $88K
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Midlothian, VA
17 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$53K – $74K
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Monroe, NC
12 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$54K – $73K
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Glen Allen, VA
19 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$58K – $70K
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Smithfield, VA
11 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$57K – $75K
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Suffolk, VA
33 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$48K – $67K
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Mechanicsville, VA
42 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$50K – $68K
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Chesapeake, VA
87 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$45K – $76K
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Powhatan, VA
14 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$51K – $77K
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Moyock, NC
13 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$51K – $62K
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Richmond, VA
54 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$49K – $69K
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China Grove, NC
11 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$48K – $61K
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Louisburg, NC
10 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$48K – $62K
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Henrico, VA
45 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$46K – $68K
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Indian Trail, NC
10 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$41K – $67K
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Charlottesville, VA
15 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$51K – $62K
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Staunton, VA
11 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$51K – $67K
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Cary, NC
13 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$42K – $60K
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Concord, NC
21 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$44K – $63K
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Salisbury, NC
11 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$47K – $60K
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Charlotte, NC
49 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$47K – $60K
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Lillington, NC
13 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$50K – $55K
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Fort Mill, SC
18 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$40K – $61K
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Mebane, NC
15 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$42K – $72K
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Hope Mills, NC
10 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$37K – $64K
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Mooresville, NC
11 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$49K – $68K
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Apex, NC
18 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$41K – $67K
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Graham, NC
18 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$43K – $57K
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Chester, VA
11 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$46K – $61K
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Raleigh, NC
65 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$44K – $59K
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Conway, SC
18 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$40K – $54K
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Zebulon, NC
10 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$41K – $58K
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Fuquay Varina, NC
20 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$42K – $62K
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Raeford, NC
11 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$39K – $65K
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Chapel Hill, NC
11 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$40K – $60K
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High Point, NC
11 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$37K – $55K
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Durham, NC
31 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$39K – $59K
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Statesville, NC
16 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$39K – $54K
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Wake Forest, NC
11 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$44K – $61K
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Greenville, NC
12 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$39K – $61K
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Clayton, NC
15 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$40K – $63K
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Roanoke, VA
19 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$41K – $54K
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Rock Hill, SC
14 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$38K – $56K
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Sanford, NC
22 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$38K – $55K
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Fayetteville, NC
44 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$34K – $56K
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Winston Salem, NC
37 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$39K – $48K
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Greensboro, NC
42 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$39K – $52K
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Wilmington, NC
43 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$37K – $61K
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Myrtle Beach, SC
64 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$38K – $49K
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Jacksonville, NC
30 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$31K – $58K

Firefighter salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Town Of Cary, Wake County, NC
14 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$57K – $71K
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City Of Raleigh, Wake County, NC
59 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$42K – $60K
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City Of Durham, Wake County, NC
11 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$30K – $42K

Firefighter demographics in Wake County, NC

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38% are single
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62% are married
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50% have kids
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66% own a home

Firefighter salaries by age in Wake County, NC

$0
$18,625
$37,250
$55,875
$74,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Firefighters in Wake County, NC

190 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a firefighter in Wake County, NC is $51,000 per year. Firefighter salaries in Wake County, NC can vary between $26,000 to $91,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 190 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as firefighter.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for firefighters in Wake County, NC: Town of Cary ($67,000 a year), City of Raleigh ($47,500 a year), and City of Durham ($34,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for firefighters in Wake County, NC: Huntersville, NC ($70,000 a year), Midlothian, VA ($65,000 a year), and Monroe, NC ($64,500 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.