Career Attributes

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

Average Firefighter Yearly Salary in Kansas

Firefighters earn an average yearly salary of $36,890. Salaries typically start from $21,760 and go up to $52,830.

Average Firefighter Hourly Wage in Kansas

Firefighters earn an average hourly wage of $17.74. Hourly wages typically start from $10.46 and go up to $25.40.

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
616
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.

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Firefighter Earnings by Seniority

Top End Firefighter Earnings

The highest earning Firefighters in Kansas earn:

$25.40
an hour
$52,830
per year
Senior Firefighter Earnings

Senior Firefighters in Kansas earn:

$21.67
an hour
$45,080
per year
Experienced Firefighter Earnings

Experienced Firefighters in Kansas earn:

$17.22
an hour
$35,820
per year
Junior Firefighter Earnings

Junior Firefighters in Kansas earn:

$13.50
an hour
$28,090
per year
Starting Firefighter Earnings

Starting Firefighters in Kansas earn:

$10.46
an hour
$21,760
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Firefighter Salary Comparison

Firefighters earn more than 55% percent of similar careers in Kansas.

Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary $41k
Probation Officer Salary $40k
Family Social Worker Salary $40k
Meter Reader Salary $37k
Locksmith Salary $36k
Firefighter Salary $36k
Printing Worker Salary $36k
Maintenance Worker Salary $36k
Travel Agent Salary $36k
Upholsterer Salary $36k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

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