Career Attributes

  • $42,699
  • 327,300
  • 3.8
  • 7.2%
  • Criminal Justice
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How much does a Firefighter make in Alaska?

Average Firefighter Yearly Salary in Alaska

Firefighters earn an average yearly salary of $58,420. Salaries typically start from $34,840 and go up to $80,590.

Average Firefighter Hourly Wage in Alaska

Firefighters earn an average hourly wage of $28.09. Hourly wages typically start from $16.75 and go up to $38.75.

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

Learn more about the Firefighter job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what Firefighters earn in other states.

Employment Type Mix

56%
Full-Time
44%
Part-Time

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Firefighter demographics

Salary Satisfaction

3.2
SCORE
620
RATINGS
Firefighters average a score of 3.2 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Firefighters in the 71th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Firefighter satisfaction

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Firefighter Earnings by Seniority

Top End Firefighter Earnings

The highest earning Firefighters in Alaska earn:

$38.75
an hour
$80,590
per year
Senior Firefighter Earnings

Senior Firefighters in Alaska earn:

$34.58
an hour
$71,930
per year
Experienced Firefighter Earnings

Experienced Firefighters in Alaska earn:

$28.00
an hour
$58,240
per year
Junior Firefighter Earnings

Junior Firefighters in Alaska earn:

$22.85
an hour
$47,530
per year
Starting Firefighter Earnings

Starting Firefighters in Alaska earn:

$16.75
an hour
$34,840
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Firefighter Salary Comparison

Firefighters earn more than 71% percent of similar careers in Alaska.

Meter Reader Salary $61k
Social Worker Salary $60k
Insurance Sales Agent Salary $60k
Executive Assistant Salary $59k
Energy Broker Salary $58k
Firefighter Salary $58k
Computer Repair Technician Salary $57k
Clergy Salary $55k
Sign Language Interpreter Salary $54k
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary $54k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

  • $42,699
  • 327,300
  • 3.8
  • 7.2%
  • Criminal Justice
More Attributes