Average Fire Chief Salary in Canada

C$99,065
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The average salary for a Fire Chief in Canada is C$99,065.
10%
C$62k
MEDIAN
C$99k
90%
C$154k
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C$62k - C$154k
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C$53k - C$152k

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Job Description for Fire Chief

Fire Chief Tasks
  • Evaluate scale and nature of reported fires while assigning appropriate teams to strategic locations for rescue of people and extinguishing flames.
  • Update, review, and report on personnel, equipment, and incidents.
  • Manage personnel and equipment to maintain peak performance abilities.
  • Oversee medical responses as needed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fire Chief

An early career Fire Chief with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$67,000 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Fire Chief with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$85,468 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Fire Chief with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$97,964 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$114,650.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 46 survey responses.
Early Career
10.9%
Mid Career
10.9%
Experienced
30.4%
Late Career
47.8%