Fire Fighter

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October 30, 2016

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Fire Fighter Job Description

Forest and Conservation Technicians Compile data pertaining to size, content, condition, and other characteristics of forest tracts, under direction of foresters; train and lead forest workers in forest propagation, fire prevention and suppression. May assist conservation scientists in managing, improving, and protecting rangelands and wildlife habitats, and help provide technical assistance regarding the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources.

Fire Fighter Salary Statistics as of 2015

Average annual salary for a Fire Fighter is $41595 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $72029. The lowest salary reported was $24620. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Median hourly wage for a Fire Fighter is $13.625 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $19.72. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $7.53. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Bonuses for a Fire Fighter are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $243.5 from people with under 1 year of experience.

These are the highest paying states for a Fire Fighter. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – $30,151 – $95,994
Florida – $23,384 – $76,522
Georgia – $23,784 – $55,304
Illinois – $25,532 – $87,838
South Carolina – $25,175 – $53,327
Texas – $32,977 – $69,809
Virginia – $29,479 – $60,000

These are the highest paying cities for a Fire Fighter. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
Chicago, Illinois –
Atlanta, Georgia –
Houston, Texas –
Los Angeles, California –
San Diego, California –
Dallas, Texas –
Columbia, South Carolina –

This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Fire Fighter from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $41595 while in 2007 it was just $38574.48

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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97%

3%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 97% of Fire Fighters were males while 3% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / Paramedic
$19,877 – $47,632
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – Basic
$18,802 – $38,036
Construction Laborer
$20,087 – $58,595

Future Jobs

First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$34,973 – $99,087
Fire Inspector / Investigator
$30,601 – $73,525
Paramedic
$25,097 – $55,875



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