Firefighter Benefits

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Photo of Eden Prairie fire hatEvery member of the Eden Prairie Fire Department is eligible for membership in the Eden Prairie Fire Department Relief Association. Being a member of the Relief Association entitles firefighters to retirement benefits after a minimum of 10 years of service.

Below is a brief summary of the retirement benefits:
  • 10 years of service: $560 per month or $84,000 lump sum.
  • 15 years of service: $840 per month or $126,000 lump sum.
  • 20 years of service: $1,120 per month or $168,000 lump sum.
If eligible, retirement benefits can start no earlier than 50 years of age. Other benefits include disability benefits and survivor benefits for spouses and family members.