Benefits and Salaries

Tucson Fire Department Pay

  • Starting Salary: $20.42/hr 
  • Upon Academy Completion: $49,984 annually
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 13 days of Paid Sick Leave per year
  • 13 days of Paid Vacation per year
  • $250.00 Uniform Allowance (Turnouts provided at no cost to fire fighters)
  • $5200 per year Tuition reimbursement
  • On-duty physical exercise program
  • 30 days of Paid Military Leave per year
  • 240 hours of Paid Parental Leave

Tucson Fire Department Benefits

The City of Tucson offers its employees a benefits package which includes the benefits listed below. For comprehensive insurance information, visit Employee Benefit Snapshot