Salary & Benefits

Working as a Firefighter

The following reflects the base salary figured on 3,054 hours a year, not including hourly incentives such as hazardous materials training, instructor level training, college degrees, and other emergency medical incentives.

Initial Salary
Salary after 1 year
Firefighter / Paramedic Student$45,200$46,635
Firefighter / EMT Advanced$48,528$50,085
Firefighter / EMT Paramedic$55,949

The City of Owasso provides employee health, dental and vision insurance, contributes towards family insurance coverage, tuition reimbursement, employee physical fitness program, longevity pay after 5 years of service, paid vacation and sick leave, annual uniform purchase, EMS license and college degree incentive pay, potential lateral entry from another career fire department, and city matching deferred compensation plan. For a detailed summary of benefits go to