Current Base Salary Range upon Graduation from Academy:

Firefighter/EMT: $61,760 to $81,817

Firefighter/Paramedic: $66,701 to $88,362

All Dayton Firefighters also receive the following benefits:

Anthem Insurance, with prescription coverage
HRA or HSA with $1500 (single) or $3000 (family) deposit made by city each January
AFSCME vision and dental coverage
Life Insurance
Earn 12 hours of paid vacation leave per month
Earn 15 hours of paid sick leave per month
8% incentive for 40-hour assignments
Platoon shift factor $450 paid yearly
Platoon shift personnel receive 17 EDO’s (extra days off) per year
Uniform allowance $1,475 per year
Seniority Incentive:  Yearly bonus of up to 2% with additional vacation days added every 4 years
Fitness Incentive
Educational incentive ($550 – $1,350 depending on degree level)
Overtime opportunities
Compensatory time option
Initial uniform(s) provided including all safety gear
Ohio Police and Fire Plan with D.R.O.P. option
13 Paid holidays
Tuition Reimbursement for Paramedic Training