Salaries in USA

Firefighters Salary in United States (2024)

The average salary for Firefighters in the United States is around $56310 per year.

How much do Firefighters make in the United States?

In the United States, Firefighters earn an average hourly wage of $27.07 and a mean annual wage of $56310.

Mean Hourly Wage


Mean Annual Wage


Firefighters earnings by experience

For Firefighters positions in the United States, hourly wages vary widely. The 10th percentile earns approximately $14.02 per hour, while those at the 25th percentile earn about $17.98 per hour. The median hourly wage stands at $24.85, and at the 75th percentile, it increases to $34.01. The top earners, at the 90th percentile, command an impressive $40.75 hourly.

When considering annual wages for Firefighters roles, the distribution remains diverse. At the 10th percentile, workers earn around $29150 annually, while those at the 25th percentile make about $37400 annually. The median annual wage, however, is $51680. For the 75th percentile, the figure rises to $70730, and at the 90th percentile, it peaks at $84750 per year.

Earnings for Starting level Firefighters

10th Percentile Hourly Wage


10th Percentile Annual Wage


Earnings for Junior-level Firefighters

25th Percentile Hourly Wage


25th Percentile Annual Wage


Earnings for Mid-level Firefighters

Median Hourly Wage


Median Annual Wage


Earnings for Senior-level Firefighters

75th Percentile Hourly Wage


75th Percentile Annual Wage


Earnings for Top-level Firefighters

90th Percentile Hourly Wage


90th Percentile Annual Wage


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