Firefighter Salary & Benefits

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2019 Salary & Benefit Information

Individuals selected for hire and enrollment in the entry-level fire training academy will earn $25.48 per hour based on a 40 hour work week, or $4,417 per month.

Training academy graduates start work as a 4th class firefighter and spend approximately one year in each class. 

Firefighter Monthly Rates:

  • Firefighter 4th class: $4,892
  • Firefighter 3rd class: $5,435
  • Firefighter 2nd class: $6,039
  • Firefighter 1st class: $6,657

Lateral Entry Firefighter Paramedic Monthly Rates:         

  • Firefighter Paramedic 3rd class: $6,154
  • Firefighter Paramedic 2nd class: $6,838
  • Firefighter Paramedic 1st class: $7,575

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