Firefighter Type One (FFT1) Salary

How much does a Firefighter Type One (FFT1) make?

The average Firefighter Type One (FFT1) in the US makes $69,198. Firefighter Type One (FFT1)s make the most in Boston at $74,449, averaging total compensation 8% greater than the US average.

U.S. Average

$69,198
$23,010$114,900
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The average firefighter-type-one-fft1 in the US makes $69,198

Salary Ranges for Firefighter Type One (FFT1)s

The salaries of Firefighter Type One (FFT1)s in the US range from $23,010 to $114,900 , with a median salary of $72,230 . The middle 50% of Firefighter Type One (FFT1)s makes $63,230, with the top 83% making $114,900.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Firefighter Type One (FFT1)

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 22%. After a federal tax rate of 22% has been taken out, Firefighter Type One (FFT1)s could expect to have a take-home pay of $58,035/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $2,418*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Quality of Life for Firefighter Type One (FFT1)

With a take-home pay of roughly $4,836/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a Firefighter Type One (FFT1) would pay 51.82% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

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