The average pay for a Fire Fighter is £29,232 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

£20,555 - £36,524
£21K
£29K
£37K
MEDIAN: £29,139
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Salary £20,555 - £36,524
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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£20,670 - £36,983
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 90

Fire Fighter Job Listings

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
5 %
Male
95 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Fire Fighter Salaries

Experienced
▲3%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
₤29,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 61%