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Average Fire Fighter Salary in United Kingdom

£29,656
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£506
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The average salary for a Fire Fighter in United Kingdom is £29,656.
10%
£23k
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£30k
90%
£35k
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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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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Fire Fighters?

An entry-level Fire Fighter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £23,381 based on 10 salaries. An early career Fire Fighter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,687 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Fire Fighter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,414 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Fire Fighter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,331 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £30,571.
Employees with Fire Fighter in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 3.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Manchester, England: Manchester (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 173 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.8%
Early Career
23.7%
Mid Career
16.2%
Experienced
31.8%
Late Career
22.5%