Career Attributes

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

Average Firefighter Yearly Salary in Ohio

Firefighters earn an average yearly salary of $44,970. Salaries typically start from $21,290 and go up to $72,230.

Average Firefighter Hourly Wage in Ohio

Firefighters earn an average hourly wage of $21.62. Hourly wages typically start from $10.24 and go up to $34.73.

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.

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 Ohio earn:

$34.73
an hour
$72,230
per year
Senior Firefighter Earnings

Senior Firefighters in Ohio earn:

$28.74
an hour
$59,780
per year
Experienced Firefighter Earnings

Experienced Firefighters in Ohio earn:

$21.30
an hour
$44,310
per year
Junior Firefighter Earnings

Junior Firefighters in Ohio earn:

$13.62
an hour
$28,320
per year
Starting Firefighter Earnings

Starting Firefighters in Ohio earn:

$10.24
an hour
$21,290
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Firefighter Salary Comparison

Firefighters earn more than 71% percent of similar careers in Ohio.

Postal Service Worker Salary $48k
Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary $47k
Embalmer Salary $47k
Computer Repair Technician Salary $46k
Executive Assistant Salary $46k
Firefighter Salary $44k
Private Detective Salary $44k
Clergy Salary $44k
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary $44k
Meter Reader Salary $44k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

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