Pay settlement 2019


The NJC has agreed an increase of 2% with effect from 1 July 2019. 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).
 
 The NJC has agreed that Continual Professional Development payments have also been increased by 2.0%.
 

 

Firefighting Roles

 

Basic annual

£

Basic hourly rate

£

Overtime rate

£

Firefighter

 

 

 

Trainee

23,366

10.67

16.01

Development

24,339

11.11

16.67

Competent

31,144

14.22

21.33

 

 

 

 

Crew Manager

 

 

 

Development

33,101

15.11

22.67

Competent

34,528

15.77

23.66

 

 

 

 

Watch Manager

 

 

 

Development

35,275

16.11

24.17

Competent A

36,255

16.55

24.83

Competent B

38,611

17.63

26.45

 

 

 

 

Station Manager

 

 

 

Development

40,161

18.34

27.51

Competent A

41,367

18.89

28.34

Competent B

44,297

20.23

30.35

 

 

 

 

Group Manager

 

 

 

Development

46,254

21.12

Not Applicable

Competent A

47,641

21.75

Competent B

51,275

23.41

 

 

 

 

Area Manager

 

 

 

Development

54,303

24.79

Not applicable

Competent A

55,930

25.54

Competent B

59,565

27.20

 

Retained Duty System

 

(1)

£ per annum

(2)

£ per annum

(3)

£ per Hour

(4)

£ per occasion

Firefighter

 

 

 

 

Trainee

2,337

1,168

10.67

4.10

Development

2,434

1,217

11.11

4.10

Competent

3,114

1,557

14.22

4.10

 

 

 

 

 

Crew Manager

 

 

 

 

Development

3,310

1,655

15.11

4.10

Competent

3,453

1,726

15.77

4.10

 

 

 

 

 

Watch Manager

 

 

 

 

Development

3,528

1,764

16.11

4.10

Competent A

3,626

1,813

16.55

4.10

Competent B

3,861

1,931

17.63

4.10

 

 

 

 

 

Station Manager

 

 

 

 

Development

4,016

2,008

18.34

4.10

Competent A

4,137

2,068

18.89

4.10

Competent B

4,430

2,215

20.23

4.10

 

 

 

 

 

Group Manager

 

 

 

 

Development

4,625

2,313

21.12

4.10

Competent A

4,764

2,382

21.75

4.10

Competent B

5,128

2,564

23.41

4.10

 

 

 

 

 

Area Manager

 

 

 

 

Development

5,430

2,715

24.79

4.10

Competent A

5,593

2,797

25.54

4.10

Competent B

5,957

2,978

27.20

4.10

 

Control Specific Roles

 
 

Basic annual*

£

Basic hourly rate

£

Overtime rate

£

Firefighter (Control)

 

 

 

Trainee

22,198

10.14

15.21

Development

23,122

10.56

15.84

Competent

29,587

13.51

20.27

 

 

 

 

Crew Manager (Control)

 

 

 

Development

31,446

14.36

21.54

Competent

32,802

14.98

22.47

 

 

 

 

Watch Manager (Control)

 

 

 

Development

33,511

15.30

22.95

Competent A

34,442

15.73

23.60

Competent B

36,680

16.75

25.13

 

 

 

 

Station Manager (Control)

 

 

 

Development

38,153

17.42

26.13

Competent A

39,299

17.94

26.91

Competent B

42,082

19.22

28.83

 

 

 

 

Group Manager (Control)

 

 

 

Development

43,941

20.06

Not applicable

Competent A

45,259

20.67

Competent B

48,711

22.24

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Non-operational staff

 

£

per annum

Fire Control Operator equivalent

 

During first six months

19,901

After six months and during 2nd year

20,783

During 3rd year

21,769

During 4th year

22,840

During 5th year

24,876

 

 

Leading Fire Control Operator equivalent

26,640

 

 

Senior Fire Control Operator equivalent

 

During 1st year in rank

27,323

During 2nd year in rank

28,359

 

Junior Firefighters

 

£

per annum

Aged 16

10,810

Aged 17

11,615

Aged 18

23,366

 

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