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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Firefighters

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Firefighters

This map highlights the locations of the highest paying metropolitan areas for firefighters.

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1. Oakland, CA – $80,700
(Oakland-Fremont-Hayward)



Quick Resources

Oakland
Preparing to Apply to the Oakland Fire Department
Oakland Fire Cadet Program
Merritt College Fire Sciences Program

Fremont
Employment and Requirements
Fremont Explorer Program

Hayward
Hayward Fire Department Information



Oakland Special Operations Station Profiles

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Hazardous Materials Response - Station 3


• Hazardous Materials Response – Station 3

This unit consists of highly trained Hazardous Materials Specialist and Technicians equipped and capable of responding to hazardous materials emergencies and incidents involving terrorism or Weapons of Mass Destruction.



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Airport Rescue and Firefighting - Station 22


• Airport Rescue and Firefighting – Station 22

This 6 person unit is permanently housed at the Oakland International Airport and responds to aircraft emergencies, fires, medical emergencies, rescue situations and other incidents there.



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Heavy Rescue - Station 1


• Heavy Rescue – Station 1

This unit provides specialized response to technical rescues including high/low angle rescue, confined space, trench, building collapse/shoring, heavy lifting, breaching/breaking, response to private/public sectors special needs, and rescue training.



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Water Rescue and Firefighting - Station 12


• Water Rescue and Firefighting – Station 12

The water rescue unit includes firefighters trained to respond to maritime emergencies including confined space rescue, scuba diving, and maritime firefighting.



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Oakland Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) TF 4


• Oakland Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) TF 4

The Oakland Fire Department is proud to be part of this nationally certified Urban Search and Rescue team that responds to emergencies such as the September 11th, 2001 Disaster pictured on left.








Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by 2,080 hours; where an hourly mean wage is not published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

Source: http://www.bls.gov/soc/home.htm

Data extracted on April 8, 2008


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