Despite ever-tightening budgets, hefty paydays are actually becoming the norm for a lot of firefighters.America's biggest compensated employees , in the news.
In 2015, some firefighters with the San Ramon Valley Fire District were making as much as $400,000 a year in total compensation, CBS San Francisco reports. More than half of the full-time employees at the department make more than $300,000 in total compensation a year, according to data collected by the watchdog group Transparent California.
“Does it make sense that a battalion chief in San Ramon should earn $300,000 when our governor only earns $180,000 a year in compensation?” said Jack Weir, president of the Contra Costa Taxpayers Association.
Saturday, March 04, 2017
CBS News reports:
Posted by Steve Bartin at 2:13 PM