Career Attributes

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

Average Firefighter Yearly Salary in Nebraska

Firefighters earn an average yearly salary of $52,600. Salaries typically start from $35,950 and go up to $67,570.

Average Firefighter Hourly Wage in Nebraska

Firefighters earn an average hourly wage of $25.29. Hourly wages typically start from $17.28 and go up to $32.49.

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
621
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 Nebraska earn:

$32.49
an hour
$67,570
per year
Senior Firefighter Earnings

Senior Firefighters in Nebraska earn:

$29.37
an hour
$61,090
per year
Experienced Firefighter Earnings

Experienced Firefighters in Nebraska earn:

$25.94
an hour
$53,960
per year
Junior Firefighter Earnings

Junior Firefighters in Nebraska earn:

$21.23
an hour
$44,160
per year
Starting Firefighter Earnings

Starting Firefighters in Nebraska earn:

$17.28
an hour
$35,950
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Firefighter Salary Comparison

Firefighters earn more than 84% percent of similar careers in Nebraska.

Recruiter Salary $58k
Insurance Sales Agent Salary $55k
Police Officer Salary $55k
Energy Broker Salary $54k
Fire Inspector Salary $54k
Firefighter Salary $52k
Real Estate Appraiser Salary $51k
Librarian Salary $49k
Landscaper Salary $49k
Court Reporter Salary $48k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

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