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Alternate Job Titles: Fire Fighter, Firefighter

What is the average annual salary for Fire Fighter?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Fire Fighter may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Fire Fighter in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Fire Fighter in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Fire Fighter in the United States is $43,002 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Fire Fighter in the United Sates are expected to make less than $43,002.

Source: HR Reported data as of August 2014

Median $43,002
  • 10%$22,465
  • 25%$32,252
  • 75%$53,753
  • 90%$63,542

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Job Description for Fire Fighter

Responds immediately to fires and other emergency situations. Provides protection to public and property. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. May need to pass strength tests. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. May direct and lead the work of others. Typically reports to a manager. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. View Fire Fighter job description

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