Compensation and benefits

Lexington Fire Department pay scale

  • Recruit FF (22 weeks) – $42,561
  • Step 2 Firefighter – $48,495
  • Step 16 Firefighter – $72,806
  • Step 1 Lieutenant – $73,586
  • Step 9 Lieutenant – $92,899
  • Step 1 Captain – $93,059
  • Step 5 Captain – $101,119

(All pay except Recruit FF includes state training incentive. Recruit FF’s obtain state training incentive upon graduation from the academy [completion of 400 training hours]. Benefits, certification pay and uniform allowance are not included.)

 

Benefits

  • Health insurance (individual or family coverage)
  • Dental insurance (individual or family coverage)
  • Vision insurance (individual or family coverage)
  • 25 year retirement plan
  • 401K and 457 options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Promotional opportunities
  • View detailed benefits information available to LFUCG employees.

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