Wildland Firefighter Salary

How much does a Wildland Firefighter make?

The average Wildland Firefighter in the US makes $33,417. Wildland Firefighters make the most in San Francisco at $49,571, averaging total compensation 48% greater than the US average.

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The average wildland-firefighter in the US makes $33,417

Salary Ranges for Wildland Firefighters

The salaries of Wildland Firefighters in the US range from $10,000 to $169,505 , with a median salary of $30,940 . The middle 57% of Wildland Firefighters makes between $30,941 and $77,082, with the top 86% making $169,505.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Wildland Firefighter

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 12%. After a federal tax rate of 12% has been taken out, Wildland Firefighters could expect to have a take-home pay of $29,597/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $1,233*.

* 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.

Recent Salary Records for Wildland Firefighter

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  • A Wildland Firefighter reported making $40,000 per year

    a year ago · $40,000

Quality of Life for Wildland Firefighter

With a take-home pay of roughly $2,466/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a Wildland Firefighter would pay 101.6% 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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