Job security, Flexible & Rewarding Career
The Houston Fire Department is excited to offer a $5,000.00 Hiring Incentive to all hires. Certified or Non-Certified individuals will receive the $5,000.00 Hiring Incentive. Firefighter Trainee’s will receive the Hiring Incentive during training at the academy.
A City of Houston Firefighter has many rewards, financially and personally. The City of Houston offers an exceptional Benefits package.
Compensation is based on 26 equal pay periods: Beginning 07/9/2022
|1st Year Firefighter||$1,881.08||$48,906|
|2nd Year Firefighter||$1,978.89||$51,428|
|3rd, 4th Year Firefighter||$2,082.54||$54,132|
|5th, 6th, 7th Year Firefighter||$2,212.37||$57,512|
|8th, 9th, 10th Year Firefighter||$2,275.04||$59,150|
|Engineer Operator 3rd & 4th Year||$2,649.55||$68,874|
|Captain, Communications Captain, Inspector, Investigator, Mechanic 5th thru 9th Year||$2,786.23||$72,436|
|Specialty Premium Pay||Bi-Weekly||Annual|
|Emergency Medical Technician||$100.00||$2,600|
For more information about medical benefits visit the COH Benefits main page.