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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 (based on 100% contract)
Correct from 01 July 2021

Firefighter

Trainee - £2,419
Development - £2,520
Competent - £3,224

Crew Commander

Development - £3,427
Competent - £3,575

Watch Commander

Development - £3,652
Competent A - £3,754
Competent B - £3,997 

Call out rate

Firefighter

Trainee - £11.00 per hour
Development - £11.51 per hour
Competent - £14.72 per hour

Crew Commander

Development - £15.65 per hour
Competent - £16.32 per hour

Watch Commander

Development - £16.68 per hour
Competent A - £17.14 per hour
Competent B - £18.25 per hour