Skip to comments.Study: County firefighters’ average compensation dips to $175,000 from $189,000
Posted on 03/08/2012 5:58:18 PM PST by redreno
A new employee compensation study by Clark County administrators shows average firefighter compensation dipped to $175,000 in 2011 from about $189,000 in fiscal year 2010.
Almost all of the decline stems from a drop in overtime pay to firefighters. During the last two years, overtime compensation for firefighters fell from $17.4 million in 2009 to $10.5 million in 2011. In 2009, overtime made up 24 percent of a firefighters' wages; in 2011, it made up 15 percent.
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Are they paid or volunteer?
they are paid...they rotate a lot of the ‘grunts’ but the officer types are real comfortable and bring their fishing gear to work
the old fireboat did everything their new toy does except it didn’t look like a floating spacecraft go sixty miles an hour or cost fifteen million dollars
next time i run into an old timer i’ll ask if even the old fireboat ever put out a fire, because i’ve never heard of it