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Firefighter First Responder Salary
in Idaho, United States

$45,643 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$N/A

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Firefighter First Responder is $45,643 a year and $22 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Firefighter First Responder is between $33,525 and $55,721. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Firefighter First Responder. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Combats and suppresses fires, defends life and property, and maintains equipment as volunteer or employee of city, township, or industrial plant.
  • Responds to fire alarms and other emergency calls.
  • Picks hose nozzle, depending on type of fire, and directs stream of water or chemicals onto fire.
  • Positions and climbs ladders to gain access to upper levels of buildings or to assist individuals from burning structures.
  • Creates openings in buildings for ventilation or entrance, using ax, chisel, crowbar, electric saw, core cutter, and other power equipment.
  • Protects property from water and smoke by use of waterproof salvage covers, smoke ejectors, and deodorants.
  • Administers first aid and artificial respiration to injured persons and those overcome by fire and smoke.
  • Communicates with superior during fire, using portable two-way radio.
  • Inspects buildings for fire hazards and compliance with fire prevention ordinances.
  • Performs assigned duties in maintaining apparatus, quarters, buildings, equipment, grounds, and hydrants.
  • Participates in drills, demonstrations, and courses in hydraulics, pump operation and maintenance, and firefighting techniques.
  • May fill fire extinguishers in institutions or industrial plants.
  • May issue forms to building owners, listing fire regulation violations to be corrected.
  • May drive and operate firefighting vehicles and equipment.
  • May be assigned duty in marine division of fire department and be designated firefighter, marine.
Firefighter First Responder Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Firefighters

Job family population: 319,860

Estimated population of Firefighter First Responder jobs: 46,648

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,913
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Firefighter First Responder Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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