Fire Fighter Salaries in New York, NY

Alternate Job Titles: Fire Fighter, Firefighter

What is the average Fire Fighter salary for New York, NY?

The salary for someone with the job title Fire Fighter in New York, NY varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Fire Fighter salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Fire Fighter in New York, NY.

Categories:  Fire, Law Enforcement, and Security

Similar Job Titles:  Fire Inspector, Fire Inspector Supervisor, Fire Prevention Engineer, Security Guard, Security Manager, Emergency Dispatcher, Security Supervisor I, Security Supervisor II, Security Supervisor III

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Fire Fighter in New York, NY that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Fire Fighter in New York are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of April 2014

Median $49,900
  • 10%$26,069
  • 25%$37,426
  • 75%$62,376
  • 90%$73,734

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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 full job description

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