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Firefighter Captain Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$83,991 (USD)

Average Salary

$40/hr

Average Hourly

$3,217

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Firefighter Captain is $83,991 a year and $40 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Firefighter Captain is between $59,812 and $103,902. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Firefighter Captain. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of company of fire fighters assigned to specific firehouse.
  • Responds to fire alarms and determines from observation nature and extent of fire, condition of building, danger to adjacent buildings, and source of water supply, and directs firefighting crews accordingly.
  • Trains subordinates in use of equipment and methods of extinguishing all types of fires.
  • Evaluates efficiency of personnel.
  • Inspects station house, buildings, grounds, and facilities, and examines firetrucks and equipment, such as ladders and hoses, to ensure compliance with departmental maintenance standards.
  • Inspects commercial establishments in assigned district and reports fire hazards or safety violations to fire inspector.
  • Compiles report of each fire call, listing location, type, probable cause, estimated damage, and disposition.
  • May respond to emergency calls to render first aid.
  • May recommend corrective measures for fire hazards or safety violations to building owners.
  • May conduct fire drills for occupants of buildings.
  • May supervise and coordinate activities of fire companies fighting multiple alarm fire until relieved by superiors.
  • May write and submit proposal for new equipment or modification of existing equipment to superiors.
  • May be designated fire lieutenant in larger organizations.
  • May be designated according to specialty as fire captain, marine; fire lieutenant, marine.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$97,368
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

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Firefighter Captain Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

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