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Benefits and Salary for EMS Members

EMT Salary Information*

EMT Salary:

Base

Starting Salary

$31,931

After 1 Year

$33,740

After 2 Years

$34.341

After 3 Years

$39,764

After 5 Years

$45,834

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Paramedic Salary Information*

Paramedic Salary:

Base

Starting Salary

$43,690

After 1 Year

$48,127

After 2 Years

$50,091

After 3 Years

$55,255

After 5 Years

$59.079

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Benefits for FDNY EMS members include:

  • Choice of a wide variety of health plans with family and domestic partner coverage
  • Three weeks vacation to start (increases to five weeks after eight years);*
  • Excellent pension benefits which include five year pension vesting and full pension benefits after 25 years of service, regardless of age;
  • Shift differential, meal money and overtime;*
  • Excellent promotional opportunities;
  • Deferred compensation, 401K and flexible spending plans;
  • Veterans’ credits for those who meet the requirements.

*Base salary does not reflect overtime, shift differential, meal money and benefits. Salary and vacation provisions are subject to change pursuant to collective bargaining settlements.

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