The average pay for a Smoke Jumper is €46,401 a year and €22 an hour in Finland.
The average salary range for a Smoke Jumper is between €33,832 and €56,733.
On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Smoke Jumper.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Finland.
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Parachutes from airplane into forest inaccessible by ground to suppress forest fires.
Jumps from airplane near scene of fire, pulls rip cord when clear of plane, and pulls shroud lines to guide direction of fall toward clear landing area.
Orients self in relation to fire, using compass and map, and collects supplies and equipment dropped by parachute.
Ascertains best method for attacking fire and reports plan to airplane or base camp with two-way radio.
Fells trees, digs trenches, and extinguishes flames and embers to suppress fire, using ax, chain saw, shovel, and hand or engine-driven water or chemical pumps.