Career Attributes

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

Average Firefighter Yearly Salary in Pennsylvania

Firefighters earn an average yearly salary of $55,260. Salaries typically start from $32,280 and go up to $78,140.

Average Firefighter Hourly Wage in Pennsylvania

Firefighters earn an average hourly wage of $26.57. Hourly wages typically start from $15.52 and go up to $37.57.

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 Pennsylvania earn:

$37.57
an hour
$78,140
per year
Senior Firefighter Earnings

Senior Firefighters in Pennsylvania earn:

$32.90
an hour
$68,440
per year
Experienced Firefighter Earnings

Experienced Firefighters in Pennsylvania earn:

$27.30
an hour
$56,790
per year
Junior Firefighter Earnings

Junior Firefighters in Pennsylvania earn:

$20.01
an hour
$41,620
per year
Starting Firefighter Earnings

Starting Firefighters in Pennsylvania earn:

$15.52
an hour
$32,280
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Firefighter Salary Comparison

Firefighters earn more than 81% percent of similar careers in Pennsylvania.

Recruiter Salary $57k
DJ Salary $57k
Librarian Salary $57k
Real Estate Appraiser Salary $56k
Sign Language Interpreter Salary $55k
Firefighter Salary $55k
Precious Metal Worker Salary $53k
Executive Assistant Salary $53k
Probation Officer Salary $53k
Computer Repair Technician Salary $52k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

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