Career Progression

There are many opportunities for advancement within Norfolk’s Fire-Rescue Department. This includes further Emergency Medical Services certifications and promotional opportunities, once employees are eligible. 

Compensation Plan: July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022

Rank / Position

Starting

Top Pay

Firefighter Recruit

$41,200

N/A

Firefighter/AEMT

$43,724

$64,715

Firefighter/EMT-I

$50,835

$75,240

Firefighter/EMT-P

$55,002

$79,422