Salary & Benefits

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

Certification Pay (Monthly):

  • Intermediate FF Certification - $83
  • Advanced FF Certification - $133
  • Master FF Certification - $190

College Degree (Monthly):

  • Associate's - $50
  • Bachelor's - $100
  • Master's - $125

Hiring Incentives:

  • $6,000 Signing Incentive (paid out over 12-month period after credentialing) 
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursement (within Baytown extra-territorial jurisdiction)

Salary Scale

Probationary Firefighter

Years in Rank
Hourly
Annually
0
$24.90 $66,955

Firefighter Paramedic

Years in Rank
Hourly
Annually
1
$25.65 $74,947
2
$26.43 $77,043
3
$27.21 $79,140
4
$28.03 $81,344
5
$28.88 $83,629
6
$29.74 $85,941
7
$30.64 $88,360

Equipment Operator

Tier
Years in Rank
Hourly Annually
1
0
$32.17 $92,472
2
1+
$34.10 $97,660

Lieutenant

Tier
Years in Rank
Hourly Annually
1
0
$36.88 $105,133
2
1+
$38.72 $110,079

Battalion Chief

Tier
Years in Rank
Hourly Annually
1
0
$42.90 $121,315
2
1+
$45.05 $127,094
  1. Main Recruitment

    Phone: 281-420-5339