How much does a Firefighter/EMT make in the United States? The average Firefighter/EMT salary in the United States is $47,680 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $35,770 and $59,600. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Firefighter/EMT provides protection to public and property. Responds immediately to fires and other emergency situations. Being a Firefighter/EMT typically requires certification as an Emergency Medical Technician. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. In addition, Firefighter/EMT may need to pass physical ability tests. Typically reports to a manager. Firefighter/EMT's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2021

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