Highest Paying Industries for Firefighters

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing34.9472670
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation29.7361840
Scientific Research and Development Services28.559290
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences28.559290
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing27.8257870
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing27.8257870
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services27.4257030
Engineering Services27.4257030
Manufacturing26.454920
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events26.3754850
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned26.0154110
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)26.0154110
Hospitals, State government owned25.8153690
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing25.3852800
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing25.3852790
Ship and Boat Building25.3552720
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)25.0352070
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services24.5150990
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)24.1950320
Hospitals, Privately owned24.0249960
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned24.0249960
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals23.8449580
State government, including schools and hospitals23.8449580
Federal, State, and Local Government23.7749440
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service23.7749440
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service23.7749440
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals23.7749440
Local government, including schools and hospitals23.7749440
Federal government, including the US Postal Service23.6749240
Federal Executive Branch23.6649220
All industries23.4448750
Chemical Manufacturing22.9547750
Educational Services, State government owned22.6247050
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned22.6247050
Facilities Support Services21.7445210
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing21.4944700
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)21.3644430
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)20.7443150
Transportation and Warehousing19.4840510
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)18.939310
Investigation and Security Services18.6338750
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services18.6338750
Support Activities for Air Transportation18.2337910
Support Activities for Transportation18.0137460
Educational Services, Privately owned16.9835320
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned16.9835320
Ambulatory Health Care Services16.834930
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services16.834930
Ambulance Services16.834930
All industries, private ownership only16.3834080
Employment Services15.9833240
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services14.6630500
Other Support Services14.4830120

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