Pay settlement 2017


The NJC has agreed an increase of 1% with effect from 1 July 2017. The following appendices contain the revised rates of pay.

In all cases annual figures are rounded to the nearest pound and hourly rates are derived from the appropriate annual figure divided by 52.143 (rounded to nearest penny) then by 42 (rounded to nearest penny).

Firefighting Roles

  Basic Annual Basic Hourly Rate Overtime Rate
  £ £ £
Firefighter      
Trainee 22,459 10.26 15.39
Development 23,394 10.68 16.02
Competent 29,934 13.67 20.51
Crew Manager      
Development 31,816 14.53 21.80
Competent 33, 187 15.15 22.73
Watch Manager      
Development 33,905 15.48 23.22
Competent A 34,847 15.91 23.87
Competent B 37,112 16.95 25.43
Station Manager      
Development 38,602 17.63 26.45
Competent A 39,761 18.16 27.24
Competent B 42,576 19.44 29.16
Group Manager      
Development 44,458 20.30 N/A
Competent A 45,791 20.91 N/A
Competent B 49,284 22.50 N/A
Area Manager      
Development 52,194 23.83 N/A
Competent A 53,758 24.55 N/A
Competent B 57,252 26.14 N/A

 

Retained Duty System

  Full Annual Retainer Day Crewing Retainer Rate per Hour Disturbance per Occasion
  £ £ £ £
Firefighter        
Trainee 2,246 1,123 10.26 3.94
Development 2,339 1,170 10.68 3.94
Competent 2,993 1,497 13.67 3.94
Crew Manager        
Development 3,182 1,591 14.53 3.94
Competent 3,319 1,659 15.15 3.94
Watch Manager        
Development 3,391 1,695 15.48 3.94
Competent A 3,485 1,742 15.91 3.94
Competent B 3,711 1,856 16.95 3.94
Station Manager         
Development 3,860 1,930 17.63 3.94
Competent A 3,976 1,988 18.16 3.94
Competent B 4,258 2,129 19.44 3.94
Group Manager        
Development 4,446 2,223 20.30 3.94
Competent A 4,579 2,290 20.91 3.94
Competent B 4,928 2,464 22.50 3.94
Area Manager        
Development 5,219 2,610 23.83 3.94
Competent A 5,376 2,688 24.55 3.94
Competent B 5,725 2,863 26.14 3.94

 

Control Specific Roles

  Basic Annual Basic Hourly Rate Overtime Rate
  £ £ £
Firefighter (Control)      
Trainee 21,336 9.74 14.61
Development 22,224 10.15 15.23
Competent 28,437 12.99 19.49
Crew Manager (Control)      
Development 30,225 13.80 20.70
Competent 31,528 14.40 21.60
Watch Manager (Control)      
Development 32,210 14.71 22.07
Competent A 33,105 15.12 22.68
Competent B 35,256 16.10 24.15
Station Manager (Control)       
Development 36,672 16.75 25.13
Competent A 37,773 17.25 25.88
Competent B 40,447 18.47 27.71
Group Manager (Control)      
Development 42,235 19.29 N/A
Competent A 43,501 19.86 N/A
Competent B 46,820 21.38 N/A

 

Non-Operational Staff

  £ Per Annum
Fire Control Operator Equivalent)  
During first six months 19,128
After six months and during 2nd year 19,975
During 3rd year 20,924
During 4th year 21,953
During 5th year 23,910
Leading Fire Control Operator Equivalent 25,606
Senior Fire Control Operator Equivalent  
During 1st year in rank 26,262
During 2nd year in rank 27,258

 

Junior Firefighters

  £ Per Annum
  £ Per Annum
Aged 16 10,390
Aged 17 11,164
Aged 18 22,459

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