Career Attributes

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

Average Firefighter Yearly Salary in Missouri

Firefighters earn an average yearly salary of $50,940. Salaries typically start from $25,400 and go up to $81,480.

Average Firefighter Hourly Wage in Missouri

Firefighters earn an average hourly wage of $24.49. Hourly wages typically start from $12.21 and go up to $39.17.

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
620
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 Missouri earn:

$39.17
an hour
$81,480
per year
Senior Firefighter Earnings

Senior Firefighters in Missouri earn:

$30.77
an hour
$64,010
per year
Experienced Firefighter Earnings

Experienced Firefighters in Missouri earn:

$23.97
an hour
$49,860
per year
Junior Firefighter Earnings

Junior Firefighters in Missouri earn:

$15.88
an hour
$33,040
per year
Starting Firefighter Earnings

Starting Firefighters in Missouri earn:

$12.21
an hour
$25,400
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Firefighter Salary Comparison

Firefighters earn more than 79% percent of similar careers in Missouri.

Real Estate Agent Salary $54k
Executive Assistant Salary $53k
Energy Broker Salary $53k
Fire Inspector Salary $51k
Embalmer Salary $51k
Firefighter Salary $50k
Real Estate Appraiser Salary $50k
Landscaper Salary $49k
Social Worker Salary $48k
Police Officer Salary $47k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

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