Wildland Firefighter Salary in Atlanta, GA

How much does a Wildland Firefighter in Atlanta, GA make?

The average Wildland Firefighter in Atlanta, GA makes $36,064, 8% above the national average Wildland Firefighter salary of $33,417. This pay is 2% higher than the combined average salaries of other metros Dallas, Houston and New York.

Atlanta Average

$36,0648% VS US AVERAGE
$13,269$73,828
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$36,064
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U.S. Average

$33,417
$10,000$169,505
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$33,417
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The average wildland-firefighter in Atlanta, GA makes $36,064

Salary Ranges for Wildland Firefighters in Atlanta, GA US

The salaries of Wildland Firefighters in Atlanta, GA range from $13,269 to $73,828 , with a median salary of $34,511 . The middle 57% of Wildland Firefighters makes between $34,569 and $47,450, with the top 86% making $73,828.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Wildland Firefighter in Atlanta, GA

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 12% and an added Georgia state tax of 6%. After the combined taxes have been taken out, Wildland Firefighters could expect to have a take-home pay of $29,953/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $1,248*.

* 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 $2,496/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $1,189/mo** in Atlanta, GA, a Wildland Firefighter would pay 47.63% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent. The average income spent on cost of living excluding rent within Atlanta per month for an individual is $901 , and for a 4-person family $3,309***. This means for an individual, total cost of living is 83.72% of a Wildland Firefighter in Atlanta's salary leaving $406 as discretionary income ; whereas for a family of 4, total cost of living is 180.2% of a Wildland Firefighter in Atlanta's salary leaving $-2,002 as discretionary income. When considering cost of living, this places Atlanta, GA as 1st out of the 6 largest nearby metros in terms of quality of life for Wildland Firefighters**.

** 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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