A Fire Fighter earns an average salary of R121,948 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

R22,358 - R222,269
R22K
R120K
R220K
MEDIAN: R121,948
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50%
90%

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R8.11 - R97.16
R8
R41
R97
MEDIAN: R41.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R80KR160KR240K
Salary
R22,358 - R222,269  
   
Bonus
R1,454 - R18,038  
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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R22,535 - R224,269  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 186
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R60R120R180
Hourly Rate
R8.11 - R97.16  
   
Overtime
R1.45 - R154.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R120KR240KR360K
Bonus
R1,454 - R18,038  
   
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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R22,535 - R224,269  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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 $99,000 based on 137 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 $145,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Fire Fighter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $191,000 based on 32 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 $204,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R124,137

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Key Stats for Fire Fighter

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Fire Fighter Salaries

Late-Career
▲64%

Experienced
▲54%

▲17%

National Average
R124,000

▼20%

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 39%