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Old 05-18-2013, 12:44 PM
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Fewer threads..., "..I hate my $55k to $75k secure job with benefits"

Might be just me.....?
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Old 05-18-2013, 01:35 PM
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Here ya go...
I hate my 142K job with benfits
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Old 05-18-2013, 01:37 PM
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benefits and steady income are overrated anyway. lol.
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Old 05-18-2013, 01:40 PM
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I like being close to poverty. Keeps me humble. Ha.
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Old 05-18-2013, 03:11 PM
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Old 05-19-2013, 07:57 AM
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how this one for ya? i hate being a fireman for over 10 yrs running a million dollar firestation being over a 500 thousand dollar fire truck being in charge of houses on fire with people inside or head on wrecks where the patient in barely alive for 39,880 dollars. thats right 10 10 10 10 10 YEARS! and im not in a **** town with no population and making more on the side then i make there with crap insurance and hardly any retirement. thats a goodun right there.
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Old 05-19-2013, 07:43 PM
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how this one for ya? i hate being a fireman for over 10 yrs running a million dollar firestation being over a 500 thousand dollar fire truck being in charge of houses on fire with people inside or head on wrecks where the patient in barely alive for 39,880 dollars. thats right 10 10 10 10 10 YEARS! and im not in a **** town with no population and making more on the side then i make there with crap insurance and hardly any retirement. thats a goodun right there.
Im a volunteer firefighter. Got to do it cause you love the job not the money.
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:25 PM
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I do like the job. But when you have a family, love for the job don't pay the bills.
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Old 05-19-2013, 09:14 PM
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I do like the job. But when you have a family, love for the job don't pay the bills.
You got that right. Around here your lucky to start off at 25k a year. Screw that. I made that salary with free insurance. Now my wife is a full time dispatcher for 911 in our home county has free benefits for family (we have no kids) and will always be free. She makes great money and does it full time working 14 days a month. I wouldn't change my decision for the world. Il keep my credentials up because of some of the positions I hold around the county and with the local EMA. Otherwise I could careless about it.
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Old 05-19-2013, 11:28 AM
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how this one for ya? i hate being a fireman for over 10 yrs running a million dollar firestation being over a 500 thousand dollar fire truck being in charge of houses on fire with people inside or head on wrecks where the patient in barely alive for 39,880 dollars. thats right 10 10 10 10 10 YEARS! and im not in a **** town with no population and making more on the side then i make there with crap insurance and hardly any retirement. thats a goodun right there.
For being a Lt. or Capt. in a FD that is a crap wage. Most of the FD here pay vastly more than that with gravy train benefits. Plus the clear advantages of the 24 hour shift followed by 48 or 72 hours off.

Then there are the issues with seeing tragedy, mangled bodies, work injuries and the list goes on.....

There are trade offs.....
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