Are you curious about the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Salary Grade for 2024? You’re in the right place!

This article will explore the BFP Salary Grade 2024, providing valuable insights into the pay scales, allowances, and benefits.

So, please keep reading and learn all about it!

Base Pay

On January 1, 2018, President Rodrigo Duterte signed a resolution that raised the base salary for BFP personnel, police, and other uniformed government workers.

This resolution boosted the salary from Fire Officer I up to the Director level in the BFP and similar ranks in different services, nearly doubling the base pay for the lowest-ranking officers.

BFP Salary 2024

Here is the monthly salary of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) for 2024 by rank:

BASIC PAY IN THE BUREAU OF FIRE PROTECTION
RANKBASE PAYRANKBASE PAY
Fire Officer I₱29,668Fire Inspector₱49,528
Fire Officer II₱30,867Fire Senior Inspector₱56,582
Fire Officer III₱32,114Fire Chief Inspector₱62,555
Senior Fire Officer I₱33,411Fire Superintendent₱71,313
Senior Fire Officer II₱34,079Fire Senior Superintendent₱80,583
Senior Fire Officer III₱34,761Fire Chief Superintendent₱91,058
Senior Fire Officer IV₱38,366Fire Director₱102,896

Longevity Pay

BFP personnel will receive longevity pay of ten percent (10%) of their basic monthly salary after completing five (5) years of service.

This is calculated from their start date in the AFP or related services until the PC’s integration with the INP, but the total longevity pay can’t exceed ten percent (10%) of their basic salary.

Clothing Allowance

The clothing allowance helps cover the daily uniform maintenance costs for BFP personnel.

Fire Officer I receives a Php 200.00 clothing allowance and a Php 30.00 laundry allowance. They also get a Php 14,000.00 Replacement Clothing Allowance (RCA) every three years.

To receive the RCA, they must submit three copies of each of the RCA Bureau Orders, their Service Record, Duty Status, and their most recent certified appointment.

Personnel Economic Relief Allowance (PERA)

The Personnel Economic Relief Allowance (PERA) is a monthly allowance of Php 2,000.00 given to all government employees, including those in the BFP, to help them cope with economic challenges and the increasing cost of living.

It combines an existing Php 500.00 allowance with an additional Php 1,500.00.

Hazard Pay

This stipend is provided to BFP personnel for facing job-related hazards or performing risky tasks that could lead to severe injury or health issues.

The current monthly hazard pay for Fire Officer I is Php 540.00.

Quarters Allowance

BFP officers without housing get a monthly quarter allowance ranging from Php 400.00 for the lowest rank to Php 1,200.00 for the highest rank.

QUARTER ALLOWANCE OF BFP PERSONNEL
RANKAMOUNT PER MONTH
Fire Officer I₱400
Fire Officer II₱400
Fire Officer III₱450
Senior Fire Officer I₱450
Senior Fire Officer II₱500
Senior Fire Officer III₱500
Senior Fire Officer IV₱500
Fire Inspector₱600
Fire Senior Inspector₱650
Fire Chief Inspector₱700
Fire Superintendent₱800
Fire Senior Superintendent₱900
Fire Chief Superintendent₱1,050
Fire Director₱1,200

Subsistence Allowance

BFP personnel are given a daily meal allowance totaling Php 150.00, which adds up to Php 4,500.00 Monthly.

Conclusion

Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)

In 2024, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) employees will benefit from increased salaries, allowances, and benefits across all ranks, reflecting a commitment to compensate better and support their vital work.

Two (2) tips BFP employees should consider:

  1. Financial Planning: BFP employees should use the salary increase in 2024 to update their financial plans, focusing on savings and investments.
  2. Skill Enhancement: Consider using the extra income for professional development through training or courses relevant to fire protection and emergency response.

References

  1. BFP: Bureau of Fire Protection | To Save Lives and Properties. (n.d.). https://bfp.gov.ph/
  2. Cueva, D. (2021, July 30). BFP Salary, Allowances and Benefits 2023. TOPNOTCHER PH. https://topnotcher.ph/bfp-salary-allowances-benefits/