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

Average Firefighter Yearly Salary in Georgia

Firefighters earn an average yearly salary of $35,280. Salaries typically start from $21,450 and go up to $50,250.

Average Firefighter Hourly Wage in Georgia

Firefighters earn an average hourly wage of $16.96. Hourly wages typically start from $10.31 and go up to $24.16.

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
622
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 Georgia earn:

$24.16
an hour
$50,250
per year
Senior Firefighter Earnings

Senior Firefighters in Georgia earn:

$20.18
an hour
$41,980
per year
Experienced Firefighter Earnings

Experienced Firefighters in Georgia earn:

$16.79
an hour
$34,920
per year
Junior Firefighter Earnings

Junior Firefighters in Georgia earn:

$12.96
an hour
$26,960
per year
Starting Firefighter Earnings

Starting Firefighters in Georgia earn:

$10.31
an hour
$21,450
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Firefighter Salary Comparison

Firefighters earn more than 50% percent of similar careers in Georgia.

Travel Agent Salary $38k
Family Social Worker Salary $37k
Probation Officer Salary $37k
Tailor Salary $37k
Maintenance Worker Salary $35k
Firefighter Salary $35k
Delivery Service Driver Salary $34k
Printing Worker Salary $34k
Meter Reader Salary $34k
Exterminator Salary $34k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

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