On March 2, 2017, a fire fighter at the North Carolina Fire Protection District in Raleigh, North Carolina was awarded $13,000 to take on the next firefighting job.
The firefighter, who requested anonymity, said he’s currently working on a three-year contract that pays $16,500 per year.
“That’s going to allow me to save a lot of money,” he said.
Firefighters are paid on a base salary of $18,000.
The job pays $22,000 per year, with additional pay for overtime, and health insurance for firefighters.
A recent study by the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association showed that firefighting jobs cost more than the average salary for all occupations, including fire and emergency medical technicians.
The average salary of a firefighting worker is $25,600, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The average firefighting salary is $21,600.
As the nation’s fifth largest fire service, the North Carolinians Department of Fire and Emergency Services is the nation ‘s largest firefighting agency.
Its personnel are responsible for saving lives, protecting homes and property, and providing basic services in the event of a disaster.
According to the National Fire Prevention Association, North Carolinas fire service has a fire fighting mission that includes all aspects of fire suppression, containment, and prevention.
The fire fighting position is responsible for the safety of life and property.
The position typically consists of a two-person crew of four firefighters, a supervisor and a fire department engineer.
The firefighter and fire department engineers have full control over the firefighting operations.