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Firefighter salary in Lincoln, NE

How much does a Firefighter make in Lincoln, NE?

Average base salary

above national average
Average $61,699
Low $59,893
High $63,559
Non-cash benefit
Dental insurance
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The average salary for a firefighter is $61,699 per year in Lincoln, NE. 2 salaries reported, updated at July 23, 2022

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Top companies for Firefighters in Lincoln, NE

  1. Kenai Peninsula Borough
    11 reviews5 salaries reported
    $98,645per year
  2. $96,840per year
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Highest paying cities for Firefighters near Lincoln, NE

  1. Peoria, IL
    $81,054 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Omaha, NE
    $69,842 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Charleston, SC
    $68,934 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Brockton, MA
    $67,638 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. North Platte, NE
    $64,736 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Richmond, VA
    $60,817 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Lincoln, NE
    $58,678 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $52,388 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. El Paso, TX
    $45,294 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Firefighters

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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Salary satisfaction

Based 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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How much do similar professions get paid in Lincoln, NE?

Wildland Firefighter

1 job openings

Average $19.24 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Firefighter

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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.

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How much do similar professions to a Firefighter get paid?

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