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Benefits and Salary

THE BEST JOB IN THE WORLD HAS THE BEST BENEFITS IN THE WORLD

As a New York City Firefighter, you will receive an incredible benefits package and a competitive salary that more than doubles in your first five years on the job.

But act now, the chance to join only comes every four years.

Benefits include:

  • Lifelong medical coverage for you and your family;
  • Growth opportunities;
  • Flexible work schedules;
  • Up to four weeks paid vacation per year;
  • Generous pension.

Firefighter Salary:

BASE

FRINGE*

TOTAL

STARTING SALARY

$39,370

$3,704

$43,074

AFTER 1 YEAR

$41,311

$8,159

$49,470

AFTER 2 YEARS

$44,995

$8,886

$53,881

AFTER 3 YEARS

$49,494

$9,775

$59,629

AFTER 4 YEARS

$54,556

$10,775

$65,331

AFTER 5 YEARS

$76,488

$22,616

$99,104

 

 

 

 

Promotion Opportunities:    

 

 

 

Lieutenant

$94,300

$31,548

$125,848

Captain

$108,244

$40,919

$149,163

Battalion Chief

$140,945

$20,336

$161,281

* Fringe benefits reflect overtime, holiday pay and other differentials

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