Battalion Chief Salary in the United States

How much does a Battalion Chief make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Battalion Chief in the United States is $43 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $39 and $49. Hourly rate 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Battalion Chief?

A Battalion Chief is the rank and title of a subordinate fire chief or commanding officer in the firefighting command structure. The title of Battalion Chief is usually synonymous with firefighting in the United States and Canada. A Battalion Chief is the lowest chief officer in a fire department's rank structure, above rank-and-file fire station and fire company officers. A Battalion Chief commands a firefighting battalion, similar to a military battalion. A battalion consists of several fire stations and multiple fire companies. A Battalion Chief has command over each fire station's office...

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Average Hourly Wage

Core compensation

 
 
 
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43

Average Total Hourly Cash Compensation

Includes base and short-term incentives

 
 
 
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50
44
These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Battalion Chief in the United States. The average hourly rate for Battalion Chief ranges from $39 to $49 with the average hourly pay of $43. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $39 to $50 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $44.

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