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  • Firefighter/ EMT Trainee: $99,026.7/ annually (WHILE IN ACADEMY) 
  • Firefighter/ EMT Entry: $102,987.56/ annually (UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE ACADEMY)
  • Firefighter/ EMT: $112,349.12- 135,821.66/ annually
  • Firefighter/ Paramedic Trainee: $110,909.50/ annually (WHILE IN ACADEMY)
  • Firefighter/ Paramedic Entry: $115,345.88/ annually (UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE ACADEMY)
  • Firefighter/ Paramedic: $125,420.62 – 151,710.26/ annually


  • Firefighters will be safety members in the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS)
  • New CalPERS members will have a 2.7% at 57
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance 
  •  Basic Life and Voluntary Life 
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD) insurance (for employees only) 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Workers’ Compensation