Firefighter salary in Chicago, IL
How much does a Firefighter make in Chicago, IL?
Average base salary
The average salary for a firefighter is $58,485 per year in Chicago, IL. 2 salaries reported, updated at January 29, 2023
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Most common benefits for Firefighters
- Dental insurance
- Flexible schedule
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
Salary satisfactionBased on 1,253 ratings
54% of Firefighters in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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Common questions about salaries for a Firefighter
How can I know if I am being paid fairly?
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Do firefighters get paid weekly?
Firefighters work on a 21-day, 168-hour pay schedule. They receive two different types of paychecks. One type of paycheck is received bi-weekly and is intended to cover 106 hours. The second type of paycheck is paid every three weeks, at the end of the firefighter's 168-hour pay period.