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Forest Firefighter

Forest Firefighter Salary

$15,000 - $20,499
4% of jobs
$20,500 - $25,999
12% of jobs
$28,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$26,000 - $31,499
19% of jobs
$31,500 - $36,999
17% of jobs
The average salary is $40,815 a year
$37,000 - $42,499
14% of jobs
$42,500 - $47,999
8% of jobs
$48,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$48,000 - $53,499
8% of jobs
$53,500 - $58,999
5% of jobs
$59,000 - $64,499
4% of jobs
$64,500 - $69,999
2% of jobs
$70,000 - $75,500
1% of jobs

National Average

$15,000 $40,815/year $75,500
Forest Firefighter Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$40,815
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$41,375

As of Oct 13, 2020, the average annual pay for a Forest Firefighter in the United States is $40,815 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $75,500 and as low as $15,000, the majority of Forest Firefighter salaries currently range between $28,500 (25th percentile) to $48,500 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Forest Firefighter varies modestly (up to $20,000), which suggests there may be fewer opportunities for advancement based on skill level, but increased pay based on location and years of experience is still possible.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Forest Firefighter job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working as a Forest Firefighter in your area are making on average $41,375 per year or $560 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $40,815. Virginia ranks number 16 out of 50 states nationwide for Forest Firefighter salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Forest Firefighter jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Forest Firefighter Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $28,500 $40,815 $48,500
Monthly Salary $2,375 $3,401 $4,042
Weekly Salary $548 $785 $933
Hourly Salary $14 $20 $23

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