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Firefighters Salary Guide 2022

Firefighters Salary

Salary

$52.5K

Growth

9%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Firefighters Make in 2022?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $26,940 $35,850 $52,500 $70,870 $93,790
Hourly Wage $12.95 $17.24 $25.24 $34.07 $45.09

How Much Do Firefighters Make in 2022?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$26,940
$35,850
$52,500
$70,870
$93,790
Hourly Wage
$12.95
$17.24
$25.24
$34.07
$45.09

Firefighters Job Description

Control and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may include fire prevention, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, search and rescue, and disaster assistance.

Also known as:

Fire Engineer, Fire Equipment Operator, Fire Fighter, Fire Rescue Technician, Fire Technician, Firefighter, Forest Fire Suppression Specialist, Forestry Fire Technician, Hot Shot, Wildland Firefighter

Firefighters Job Outlook

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 317,200 344,100 9% 27,000

Firefighters Job Outlook

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
317,200
344,100
9%
27,000