Pay settlement 2018


The NJC has agreed an increase of 2% with effect from 1 July 2018. 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 22,908 10.46 15.69
Development 23,862 10.90 16.35
Competent 30,533 13.94 20.91
Crew Manager      
Development 32,452 14.82 22.23
Competent 33,851 15.46 23.19
Watch Manager      
Development 34,583 15.79 23.69
Competent A 35,544 16.23 24.35
Competent B 37,854 17.29 25.94
Station Manager      
Development 39,374 17.98 26.97
Competent A 40,556 18.52 27.78
Competent B 43,428 19.83 29.75
Group Manager      
Development 45,347 20.71 N/A
Competent A 46,707 21.33 N/A
Competent B 50,270 22.95 N/A
Area Manager      
Development 53,238 24.31 N/A
Competent A 54,833 25.04 N/A
Competent B 58,397 26.67 N/A

 

Retained Duty System

  Full Annual Retainer Day Crewing Retainer Rate per Hour Disturbance per Occasion
  £ £ £ £
Firefighter        
Trainee 2,291 1,145 10.46 4.02
Development 2,386 1,193 10.90 4.02
Competent 3,053 1,527 13.94 4.02
Crew Manager        
Development 3,245 1,623 14.82 4.02
Competent 3,385 1,693 15.46 4.02
Watch Manager        
Development 3,458 1,729 15.79 4.02
Competent A 3,554 1,777 16.23 4.02
Competent B 3,785 1,893 17.29 4.02
Station Manager         
Development 3,937 1,969 17.98 4.02
Competent A 4,056 2,028 18.52 4.02
Competent B 4,343 2,171 19.83 4.02
Group Manager        
Development 4,535 2,267 20.71 4.02
Competent A 4,671 2,355 21.33 4.02
Competent B 5,027 2,514 22.95 4.02
Area Manager        
Development 5,324 2,662 24.31 4.02
Competent A 5,483 2,742 25.04 4.02
Competent B 5,840 2,920 26.67 4.02

 

Control Specific Roles

  Basic Annual Basic Hourly Rate Overtime Rate
  £ £ £
Firefighter (Control)      
Trainee 21,763 9.94 14.91
Development 22,669 10.35 15.53
Competent 29,006 13.25 19.88
Crew Manager (Control)      
Development 30,829 14.08 21.12
Competent 32,158 14.68 22.02
Watch Manager (Control)      
Development 32,854 15.00 22.50
Competent A 33,767 15.42 23.13
Competent B 35,961 16.42 24.63
Station Manager (Control)       
Development 37,405 17.08 25.62
Competent A 38,528 17.59 26.39
Competent B 41,257 18.84 28.26
Group Manager (Control)      
Development 43,080 19.67 N/A
Competent A 44,372 20.26 N/A
Competent B 47,757 21.81 N/A

 

Non-Operational Staff

  £ Per Annum
Fire Control Operator Equivalent)  
During first six months 19,511
After six months and during 2nd year 20,375
During 3rd year 21,342
During 4th year 22,392
During 5th year 24,388
Leading Fire Control Operator Equivalent 26,118
Senior Fire Control Operator Equivalent  
During 1st year in rank 26,787
During 2nd year in rank 27,803

 

Junior Firefighters

  £ Per Annum
Aged 16 10,598
Aged 17 11,387
Aged 18 22,908

 

Continual Professional Development Payments

Fire Authority   CPD (£) Fire Authority   CPD (£)
Avon 747 London 927
Bedfordshire & Luton 658 Merseyside 707
Buckinghamshire 569 Mid and West Wales 622
Cambridgeshire 582 Norfolk 613
Cheshire 753 Northern Ireland 636
Cleveland 960 Northamptonshire 667
Cornwall 303 Northumberland 814
Cumbria 523 North Wales 628
Derbyshire 777 North Yorkshire 464
Devon and Somerset 554 Nottinghamshire 930
Dorset and Wiltshire 700 Oxfordshire 692
Durham and Darlington 849 Royal Berkshire 695
East Sussex 549 Scotland 810
Essex 599 Shropshire 684
Gloucestershire 377 South Wales 653
Greater Manchester 911 South Yorkshire 1019
Hampshire 649 Staffordshire 701
Hereford & Worcester 682 Suffolk 399
Hertfordshire 726 Surrey 718
Humberside 711 Tyne & Wear 981
Isle of Wight 323 Warwickshire 587
Kent 639 West Midlands 947
Lancashire 712 West Sussex 518
Leicestershire 664 West Yorkshire 865
Lincolnshire 389    

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