Salary & Benefits

Salary Scale

Explore our positions and salaries below. 

  • Annual salaries are calculated by: ([hourly rate] x [2688 hours annually]) + [$6000 annual paramedic certification pay].
  • Annual salaries do not include overtime, bonuses, or any additional incentive pays.

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Years in Rank
Hourly Rate
Annual Salary
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$27.88
$74,941*

*Probationary Firefighter Annual Salary does NOT include $500 monthly Paramedic Certification. This is earned after departmental credentialing, which takes approximately 3-5 months.

Benefits

  • Health Insurance: United Healthcare
  • Dental Insurance: Cigna PPO & Met Life DMO
  • Vision Insurance: Superior Vision
  • Retirement Plan: TMRS
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan: ICMA-RC
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Term Life Insurance: TMRS 
  • Optimal Term Life Insurance: Lincoln Financial
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Vacation: 15 days annually (1 day = 12 hours)
  • Sick Leave: 15 days annually (1 day = 12 hours)
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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Incentives

Special/Skill Pay (Monthly)

  • Bilingual - $50
  • HazMat Team Assignment - $100
  • HazMat Certification - $50

Certification Pay (Monthly)

  • Intermediate FF Certification - $100
  • Advanced FF Certification - $150
  • Master FF Certification - $200

College Degree (Monthly)

  • Associate's - $75
  • Bachelor's - $125
  • Master's - $150

Hiring Incentives

  • $10,000 Signing Incentive (paid out over probationary period after credentialing) 
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursement (within Baytown extra-territorial jurisdiction)