What is an Albany firefigher's salary?

The current starting salary for a firefighter/EMT is $44,608 with annual “step increases” until reaching “top grade”. Top grade firefighter EMT salary is $68,625. There is also opportunity to advance to a higher rank or become a paramedic.

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1. Is firefighting dangerous?
2. What hours does an Albany Firefighter work?
3. Why do firefighters work 24-hour shifts?
4. What other responsibilities do firefighters have other than fighting fires?
5. When is the fire exam given?
6. What is an Albany firefigher's salary?
7. Where do I get my EMT certifications?
8. Do I need to be an Albany Resident to become an Albany Firefighter?