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Benefits of working for Boston EMS

Choose a career where you can make a difference. Join Boston Emergency Medical Services.


If you complete the Recruit Training Academy and join Boston EMS, your starting salary is $69,372. Other benefits include:

  • chances for paid night and weekend differential
  • paid vacation, holiday, and sick time
  • membership in a labor union
  • health insurance and dental coverage
  • life insurance and other optional insurance programs
  • participation in the State Boston Retirement System
  • a Deferred Compensation Plan
  • a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • an Employee Assistance Program, and
  • an MBTA Pass Program.

Positions are posted on the Boston Public Health Commission Career website, when available.

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