Average Fire Fighter Salary in Australia

Avg. Base Salary (AUD)

The average salary for a Fire Fighter is AU$76,086 in 2024

Base Salary
AU$58k - AU$106k
AU$979 - AU$15k
Total Pay
AU$59k - AU$110k
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What Do Fire Fighters Do?

Fire Fighter Tasks
  • Extinguish and control fires using shovels or water pumps.
  • Educate the general public on fire safety and prevention.
  • Maintain contact with emergency dispatch at all times and request additional resources as needed.
  • Coordinate with other firefighters as a member of the crew.
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FAQs About Fire Fighters

What is the highest pay for Fire Fighters?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Fire Fighter is A$106k / year

What is the lowest pay for Fire Fighters?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Fire Fighter is A$58k / year

How can Fire Fighters increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Fire Fighter is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Fire Fighter that oversees more junior Fire Fighters, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.