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Rates of pay

On-call firefighters receive an annual wage to reflect the time they commit plus additional payments for attending drill nights and incidents.

Annual wage

Firefighter

Trainee - £2,337
Development - £2,434
Competent - £3,114

Crew Commander

Development - £3,310
Competent - £3,453

Watch Commander

Development - £3,528
Competent A - £3,626
Competent B - £3,861 

Call out rate

Firefighter

Trainee - £10.67 per hour
Development - £11.11 per hour
Competent - £14.22 per hour

Crew Commander

Development - £15.11 per hour
Competent - £15.77 per hour

Watch Commander

Development - £16.11 per hour
Competent A - £16.55 per hour
Competent B - £17.63 per hour