How much does a Fire Captain make in Bakersfield, CA? The average Fire Captain salary in Bakersfield, CA is $78,905 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $75,080 and $97,097. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Fire Captain manages a team of firefighters. Ensures all equipment is properly maintained and serviced. Being a Fire Captain directs training and conditioning activities. Leads and coordinates the response at a fire event. Additionally, Fire Captain typically requires an associate's degree. Typically reports to a manager. The Fire Captain manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Fire Captain typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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About Bakersfield, California    Bakersfield is a city in and the county seat of Kern County, California, United States. It covers about 151 sq mi (390 km2) near the southern end of t....More

Bakersfield, California  area prices were up 2.5% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Bakersfield, California

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