Featured on 40:     Well Wishes for Alex     Parade Slideshow     Gas Prices     Weather Discussion    
share on facebook share on twitter
Breaking News
One Dead, Two injured at House Party in Springfield Read more

Report: Police Officer, Firefighter Wages Low Across Western Mass.

Police-Badge(WGGB) — Four of the seven metropolitan areas in Massachusetts — including much of western Massachusetts — have wages significantly below the national average for police and sheriff’s patrol officers.

That is according to a report released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The report shows that on average officers across the Pioneer Valley make $50,310, well below the national average.

Firefighter salaries are also well below the national average at $43,290.


WGGB encourages readers to share their thoughts and engage in healthy dialogue about the issues. Comments containing personal attacks, profanity, offensive language or advertising will be removed. Please use the report comment function for any posts you feel should be reviewed. Thank you.
blog comments powered by Disqus