Career Attributes

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

Average Firefighter Yearly Salary in Washington

Firefighters earn an average yearly salary of $68,930. Salaries typically start from $26,950 and go up to $101,460.

Average Firefighter Hourly Wage in Washington

Firefighters earn an average hourly wage of $33.14. Hourly wages typically start from $12.96 and go up to $48.78.

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 Washington earn:

$48.78
an hour
$101,460
per year
Senior Firefighter Earnings

Senior Firefighters in Washington earn:

$42.53
an hour
$88,470
per year
Experienced Firefighter Earnings

Experienced Firefighters in Washington earn:

$34.86
an hour
$72,500
per year
Junior Firefighter Earnings

Junior Firefighters in Washington earn:

$24.67
an hour
$51,310
per year
Starting Firefighter Earnings

Starting Firefighters in Washington earn:

$12.96
an hour
$26,950
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Firefighter Salary Comparison

Firefighters earn more than 91% percent of similar careers in Washington.

Urban Planner Salary $78k
Energy Auditor Salary $76k
Police Officer Salary $76k
Mail Superintendent Salary $71k
Arbitrator Salary $69k
Firefighter Salary $68k
Real Estate Appraiser Salary $67k
Recruiter Salary $67k
Insurance Appraiser Salary $67k
Librarian Salary $66k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

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