Twenty-nine Providence firefighters made more in OT than base salary in last fiscal year

  • Source: WJAR-TV NBC 10 Providence
  • Published: 12/04/2017 04:45 PM

A rescue captain tops the Providence firefighter pay list, making $178,000 in overtime and earning a total of $255,000 during the last fiscal year. NBC 10 News obtained 2017 fiscal year pay records for the fire department from the city after a public records request. Four firefighters earned more than $100,000 in overtime alone. ... “What we've seen is what I warned him about, is that overtime would go through the roof,” firefighters union president Paul Doughty said in reaction to the overtime numbers obtained by NBC 10.


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