Fire Chief Salary in the United States

How much does a Fire Chief make in the United States? The average Fire Chief salary in the United States is $74,810 as of May 31, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $71,183 and $92,054. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Fire Chief?

A fire chief is a top executive rank or commanding officer in a fire department....

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Fire Chief in United States. The base salary for Fire Chief ranges from $71,183 to $92,054 with the average base salary of $74,810. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $71,183 to $92,054 with the average total cash compensation of $74,810.

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Job Openings for Fire Chief
Chief Outsiders - CHICAGO , IL
Chief Outsiders, , is a national company that is growing very quickly and in ... Because we generally don't get sucked into the day-to-day fire drills of running a company, we ...
Jobble, Inc. - 1 day ago
CBRE - North Quincy , MA
Oversees all building systems including fire/life safety, plumbing, HVAC and electrical issues and must remain current with latest HVAC technology trends. Maintains on-going communication with ...
CBRE - 8 days ago
SERVPRO of North Central Austin - Pflugerville , TX
... Chief must be accessible by phone when on call. Experience A background in restoration or ... Experience working in fire and water damage restoration a plus. IICRC WRT, ASD and/or FST ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Advanced Problem Solving - Los Angeles , CA
Such clients include Toyota Motors North America, the State of California, and the Los Angeles Area Fire Chiefs Association (LAAFCA, an umbrella group representing 30 different southern California ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Polinger - Arlington , Virginia
... capacity of fire/life safety director Control engineering activities and building mechanical ... as a Chief Engineer or equivalent facilities technical trade Two or more years supervisory ...
The Washington Post - 9 days ago
International Association of Fire Fighters - Washington , DC
Fire-Based EMS Specialist INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE FIGHTERS, AFL-CIO The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) currently has an IMMEDIATE opportunity for a Fire-Based EMS ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago