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How often have you picked up an overtime shift in the last 3 months?

In 2021, Seattle Fire Deparatment broke a record for the most overtime paid out in a single year, to the tune of $37 million – a 49% increase from 2019 figures. As departments across the country struggle to recruit and fill vacancies, firefighters are increasingly picking up overtime shifts. How often are you working OT? Take our latest poll and see how others answered.

I have not worked overtime in the last 3 months

5 %

1-5 times

21 %

6-10 times

25 %

11-15 times

21 %

16 times or more

27 %