£29,131
Avg. Salary
£14.45
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Fire Fighter is £14.45 per hour.

The average pay for a Fire Fighter is £29,131 per year.

£13.03
10%
£14.45
50%
£16.00
90%
MEDIAN £14.45
£22k
10%
£29k
50%
£35k
90%
MEDIAN £29,131
£21,584 - £35,455
£22K
£29K
£35K
MEDIAN: £29,131
10%
50%
90%
£13.03 - £16.00
£14
MEDIAN: £14.45
50%
£0£35K
Salary £21,584 - £35,455
Bonus £3,500
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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£21,523 - £35,541
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 144
Hourly Data £0£20
Hourly Rate £14.45
Overtime £12.77 - £20.57
Annual Data £0£35K
Bonus £3,500
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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£21,523 - £35,541
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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.

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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 ₤24,000 based on 14 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 ₤29,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Fire Fighter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤30,000 based on 33 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 ₤30,000 based on 18 salaries.

Key Stats for Fire Fighter

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Fire Fighter Salaries

Experienced
▲3%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
₤29,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 70%