A Fire Fighter earns an average salary of AU$65,000 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$45,543 - AU$98,723
AU$46K
AU$67K
AU$99K
MEDIAN: AU$66,767
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50%
90%

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AU$19.66 - AU$25.75
AU$21
MEDIAN: AU$21.08
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$33KAU$66KAU$99K
Salary
AU$45,543 - AU$98,723  
   
Bonus
AU$20,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$42,864 - AU$98,925  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$50AU$100AU$150
Hourly Rate
AU$21.08  
   
Overtime
AU$59.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$33KAU$66KAU$99K
Bonus
AU$20,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$42,864 - AU$98,925  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Pay by Experience Level for Fire Fighter

Pay by Experience for a Fire Fighter has a positive trend. An entry-level Fire Fighter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 57 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fire Fighter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Fire Fighter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 13 salaries. A Fire Fighter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$65,000

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Key Stats for Fire Fighter

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Fire Fighter Salaries

Late-Career
▲49%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
AU$65,000

▼11%

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 58%
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