Firefighter earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Firefighter salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Texas $44,754
California $37,393
Florida $33,000

How do firefighter salaries compare to similar careers?

Firefighters earn about the same as related careers in Michigan. On average, they make less than wedding planners but more than event planners.

Career Median Salary
Wedding planner salary $43K
Executive assistant salary $44K
Sign language interpreter salary $43K
Meter reader salary $47K
Hazardous materials removal worker salary $45K
Firefighter salary $44K
Real estate agent salary $37K
Clergy salary $40K
Highway maintenance worker salary $44K
Event planner salary $40K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)