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Firefighters Salary Guide 2021

Firefighters Salary

Salary

$52.5K

Growth

6%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Firefighters Make in 2021?

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 2021?

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 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 335,500 355,800 6% 24,200

Firefighters Job Outlook

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
335,500
355,800
6%
24,200