public sector

Orange County Fire Department (Mesa0789 / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Average Orange County Firefighter Makes $236,155

According to the California State Controller’s most recent data on the California Government Compensation website, the cost of employing a full-time Orange County firefighter in 2014 was $236,155.

Santa Monica lifeguard tower (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

L.A. Lifeguards Get 10% Raise, Retirees Get 0%

Los Angeles County Beach Lifeguards and other public employees will receive the equivalent of a 10 percent pay raise over the next two years, while retirees on Social Security will receive zero increases.