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Fire Ranger Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$66,039 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fire Ranger is $66,039 a year and $32 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Fire Ranger is between $48,170 and $80,888. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

Job family population: 1,960

Estimated population of Fire Ranger jobs: 795

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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