In addition to competitive salaries, SIM firefighters enjoy a number of attractive benefits.

Annual salary

Data from 2015, not including bonuses.

Rank

Annual salary as of January 1, 2013
Firefighter 5A (0 to 12 months) $42,472 
Firefighter 5B (13 to 18 months) $44,320
Fireifighter 4 (19 to 30 months) $51,706
Firefighter 3 (31 to 42 months) $59,093
Firefighter 2 (43 to 54 months) $66,480
Firefighter 1 (more than 54 months) $73,866
Lieutenant $81,252
Captain

$88,640

Paid vacations

Years of service Vacation days per year
1 to 2 years 14
2 to 6 years

21

6 to 15 years 28
15 to 25 years 35
25 years or more 42

Other benefits

  • Permanent position 
  • Rotating schedule (average work week of 42 hours)
  • Group insurance and generous pension plan