Career Attributes

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

Average Firefighter Yearly Salary in Minnesota

Firefighters earn an average yearly salary of $34,770. Salaries typically start from $19,810 and go up to $60,490.

Average Firefighter Hourly Wage in Minnesota

Firefighters earn an average hourly wage of $16.72. Hourly wages typically start from $9.52 and go up to $29.08.

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.

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Firefighter Earnings by Seniority

Top End Firefighter Earnings

The highest earning Firefighters in Minnesota earn:

$29.08
an hour
$60,490
per year
Senior Firefighter Earnings

Senior Firefighters in Minnesota earn:

$19.58
an hour
$40,720
per year
Experienced Firefighter Earnings

Experienced Firefighters in Minnesota earn:

$14.11
an hour
$29,350
per year
Junior Firefighter Earnings

Junior Firefighters in Minnesota earn:

$11.17
an hour
$23,240
per year
Starting Firefighter Earnings

Starting Firefighters in Minnesota earn:

$9.52
an hour
$19,810
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Firefighter Salary Comparison

Firefighters earn more than 34% percent of similar careers in Minnesota.

Delivery Service Driver Salary $37k
Travel Agent Salary $36k
Office Clerk Salary $35k
Painting, Coating & Decorating Worker Salary $35k
Administrative Assistant Salary $34k
Firefighter Salary $34k
Engraver Salary $32k
Switchboard Operator Salary $32k
Nail Technician Salary $32k
Security Guard Salary $32k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

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