Firefighter salary in Washington Metro Area, DC

Average salary
$73,500/yr
Based on 878 income tax records
$36,000
$140,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$36,000
$140,500
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 $73,500 per year. This is based on data from 878 TurboTax users who reported their job as Firefighter and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Firefighter salary can vary between $36,000 to $140,500 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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Stephens City, VA
12 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$91K – $108K
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Bowie, MD
12 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$84K – $122K
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Philadelphia, PA
165 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$75K – $111K
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Sykesville, MD
12 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$79K – $95K
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Westminster, MD
20 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$72K – $102K
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Springfield, VA
10 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$79K – $99K
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Silver Spring, MD
16 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$73K – $93K
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Hagerstown, MD
13 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$66K – $88K
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Winchester, VA
21 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$61K – $96K
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Chambersburg, PA
12 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$65K – $107K
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Allentown, PA
11 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$66K – $101K
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York, PA
16 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$71K – $94K
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Ashburn, VA
14 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$68K – $85K
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Middle River, MD
11 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$60K – $101K
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Harrisburg, PA
10 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$73K – $89K
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Culpeper, VA
23 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$62K – $86K
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Stafford, VA
27 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$59K – $85K
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Ruther Glen, VA
16 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$64K – $88K
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Waldorf, MD
10 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$69K – $81K
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Bethlehem, PA
12 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$64K – $80K
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Manassas, VA
27 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$52K – $89K
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Annapolis, MD
17 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$57K – $82K
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Locust Grove, VA
12 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$62K – $81K
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Warrenton, VA
27 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$59K – $93K
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Front Royal, VA
15 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$56K – $89K
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Fredericksburg, VA
71 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$57K – $87K
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Fairfax, VA
14 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$58K – $85K
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Frederick, MD
50 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$53K – $90K
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Martinsburg, WV
16 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$56K – $87K
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Glen Burnie, MD
14 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$57K – $77K
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Woodbridge, VA
32 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$57K – $82K
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Midlothian, VA
17 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$53K – $74K
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Spotsylvania, VA
25 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$55K – $84K
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Glen Allen, VA
19 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$58K – $70K
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Newport News, VA
27 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$51K – $78K
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Baltimore, MD
61 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$50K – $75K
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Wilmington, DE
16 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$46K – $76K
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Germantown, MD
11 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$51K – $69K
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Suffolk, VA
33 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$48K – $67K
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Washington, DC
39 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$54K – $82K
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Mechanicsville, VA
42 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$50K – $68K
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Hampton, VA
36 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$48K – $71K
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Chesapeake, VA
87 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$45K – $76K
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Virginia Beach, VA
162 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$50K – $74K
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Richmond, VA
54 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$49K – $69K
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Williamsburg, VA
24 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$48K – $75K
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Henrico, VA
45 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$46K – $68K
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Norfolk, VA
42 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$41K – $64K
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Raleigh, NC
65 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$44K – $59K
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Durham, NC
31 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$39K – $59K

Firefighter salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Fairfax County, Prince William County, VA
80 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$81K – $112K
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Montgomery County Maryland, Montgomery County, MD
61 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$68K – $103K
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District Of Columbia, District Of Columbia County, DC
54 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$65K – $91K
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Arlington County Government, Fairfax County, VA
11 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$59K – $87K
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Prince William County, Prince William County, VA
49 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$61K – $84K
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County Of Loudoun Virginia Finan, Loudoun County, VA
23 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$64K – $88K
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Prince Georges County Active Em, Prince George's County, MD
35 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$61K – $88K
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Spotsylvania County, Spotsylvania County, VA
12 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$56K – $61K
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Frederick County Government, Frederick County, MD
24 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$52K – $66K

Firefighter demographics in Washington Metro Area, DC

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52% are single
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48% are married
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44% have kids
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59% own a home

Firefighter salaries by age in Washington Metro Area, DC

$0
$27,000
$54,000
$81,000
$108,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Firefighters in Washington Metro Area, DC

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The average salary for a firefighter in Washington Metro Area, DC is $73,500 per year. Firefighter salaries in Washington Metro Area, DC can vary between $36,000 to $140,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 878 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as firefighter.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for firefighters near Washington Metro Area, DC: Fairfax County ($94,000 a year), Montgomery County Maryland ($83,500 a year), and District of Columbia ($76,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for firefighters near Washington Metro Area, DC: Stephens City, VA ($103,000 a year), Bowie, MD ($100,000 a year), and Philadelphia, PA ($95,500 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.