An Entry-Level Fire Fighter earns an average salary of AU$59,202 per year.

AU$47,010 - AU$83,538
AU$47K
AU$59K
AU$84K
MEDIAN: AU$59,299
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.00 - AU$37.14
AU$17
AU$25
AU$37
MEDIAN: AU$25.00
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$84K
Salary AU$47,010 - AU$83,538
Bonus AU$6,500
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$44,793 - AU$84,548
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 91
Hourly Data AU$0AU$99
Hourly Rate AU$17.00 - AU$37.14
Overtime AU$6.04 - AU$99.33
Annual Data AU$0AU$84K
Bonus AU$6,500
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$44,793 - AU$84,548
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Fire Fighter

Firefighters work for municipalities, counties, airports, and other government and private organizations, and their primary responsibility is to protect the communities they serve from various disaster situations. They extinguish fires from burning buildings, houses, forests, cars, etc. and also serve as first responders in other emergency situations, primarily medical emergencies and rescuing pets or wounded animals.

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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.

Fire Fighter Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$58,707

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Fire Fighter

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
19%

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 52%