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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.

4. Miami, FL – $65,560
(Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall)
(Miami-Fort. Lauderdale-Miami Beach) – $57,530

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Miami-Dade Fire Department Marine Operations

MDFR’s Marine Operations vessels were designed to meet the needs of the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Marine Waterway Response Plan. Components of the plan include serving over 2 million residents, 84 miles of oceanside coastline, 22 miles of beaches, 67 miles of inland waterways, and 5.5 miles of the Miami River commercial waterway.


The Port of Miami is the world’s busiest passenger port, moving over 4 million passengers as well as 9 million tons of cargo and over 1 million containers each year. The Miami River Port handles over 4 billion dollars in cargo using 32 private terminals.

MDFR also contains a Venom Response Team, Urban Search and Rescue, and an Aviation Department’s Airport Fire Rescue Division.

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