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Fire Ranger Salary

$55,817 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$N/A

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Fire Ranger is $55,817 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Fire Ranger is between $40,714 and $68,368. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Fire Ranger. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Patrols assigned area of forest to locate and report fires and hazardous conditions and to ensure compliance with fire regulations by travelers and campers.
  • Hikes or drives to vista points to scan for fires and unusual or dangerous conditions.
  • Reports findings and receives and relays emergency calls, using telephone or two-way radio.
  • Visits camping sites to inspect activities of campers and ensure compliance with forest use and fire regulations.
  • Gives instructions regarding sanitation, fire, and related forest regulations.
  • Extinguishes smaller fires with portable extinguisher, shovel, and ax.
  • Serves as crew leader for larger fires.
  • Renders assistance or first aid to lost or injured persons.
  • Participates in search for lost travelers or campers.
Fire Ranger Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

Job family population: 2,130

Estimated population of Fire Ranger jobs: 864

Rate of error: 1.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$64,708
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Fire Ranger Job Listings for United States

Command Center Specialist
Oct 3
Alpharetta, GA, USA
SecurAmerica
... fire, police, emergency medical services, park ranger, and/or animal control personnel in response to calls. • Performs data inquiries/entries into computer. • Maintains detailed records of all ...
Loss Prevention Specialist $14
Nov 15
Salt Lake, UT, USA
Maverik
At Maverik, we call the In-Store Customer Care Safety Specialist an Adventure Ranger. You are there ... fire and other incidents by monitoring activities inside and around the store perimeter * · ...

The average pay for a Fire Ranger is $55,817 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Fire Ranger is between $40,714 and $68,368. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Fire Ranger. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Command Center Specialist
Oct 3
Alpharetta, GA, USA
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... fire, police, emergency medical services, park ranger, and/or animal control personnel in response to calls. • Performs data inquiries/entries into computer. • Maintains detailed records of all ...
Loss Prevention Specialist $14
Nov 15
Salt Lake, UT, USA
Maverik
At Maverik, we call the In-Store Customer Care Safety Specialist an Adventure Ranger. You are there ... fire and other incidents by monitoring activities inside and around the store perimeter * · ...
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