According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average firefighter makes about $50,850 annually or $24.45 per hour.
What is a Firemans salary?
Public sector - Full-timeClassificationWeekly pay rateOvertime - public holiday - day workersFirefighter level 1$1,156.66$68.85Firefighter level 2$1,173.04$69.83Firefighter level 3$1,193.01$71.03Qualified firefighter$1,292.44$76.935 more rows•Jul 1, 2021
How long does it take to become a qualified firefighter?
Vocational vs academic routes to becoming a firefighter Duration: 18-month apprenticeship, then up to 36 months to achieve full competency as a firefighter. Assessment: an assessment at 18 months that includes a knowledge test, practical observation and a professional discussion.