Career Attributes

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

Average Firefighter Yearly Salary in Delaware

Firefighters earn an average yearly salary of $45,730. Salaries typically start from $29,240 and go up to $63,400.

Average Firefighter Hourly Wage in Delaware

Firefighters earn an average hourly wage of $21.99. Hourly wages typically start from $14.06 and go up to $30.48.

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

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

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Employment Type Mix

56%
Full-Time
44%
Part-Time

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Firefighter demographics

Salary Satisfaction

3.2
SCORE
621
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 Delaware earn:

$30.48
an hour
$63,400
per year
Senior Firefighter Earnings

Senior Firefighters in Delaware earn:

$27.34
an hour
$56,870
per year
Experienced Firefighter Earnings

Experienced Firefighters in Delaware earn:

$21.09
an hour
$43,860
per year
Junior Firefighter Earnings

Junior Firefighters in Delaware earn:

$16.67
an hour
$34,670
per year
Starting Firefighter Earnings

Starting Firefighters in Delaware earn:

$14.06
an hour
$29,240
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Firefighter Salary Comparison

Firefighters earn more than 57% percent of similar careers in Delaware.

Postal Service Clerk Salary $49k
Interior Designer Salary $48k
Event Planner Salary $48k
Wedding Planner Salary $48k
Real Estate Agent Salary $47k
Firefighter Salary $45k
Financial Clerk Salary $43k
Printing Worker Salary $42k
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary $42k
Maintenance Worker Salary $42k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

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