How much does a Firefighter make?

Updated Nov. 27, 2021
$94,085 /yr
Average Base Pay

118 salaries

$63K

Low

$94K

Average

$141K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Firefighter is $94,085 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Firefighter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 118 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Firefighter employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Firefighter$94,085 /yr
L3
Senior Firefighter$109,158 /yr
Career Path

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Fire Fighter

$94,639

per year

Firefighter/EMT

$108,912

per year

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City of Ottawa
4.2

City of Ottawa

Firefighter

$120,252

 /yr
Range: $105K - $132K
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$105K

$132K

$105,442 - $132,013 Range

City of Mississauga

Firefighter

$119,355

 /yr
Range: $118K - $124K

$118K

$124K

$117,792 - $123,855 Range

City of Oshawa

Firefighter

$120,042

 /yr
Range: $118K - $134K

$118K

$134K

$117,807 - $134,127 Range

City of Toronto
4.2

City of Toronto

Firefighter

$104,631

 /yr
Range: $81K - $108K

$81K

$108K

$81,098 - $108,227 Range

Canadian Armed Forces
3.9

Canadian Armed Forces

Firefighter

$54,642

 /yr
Range: $46K - $73K

$46K

$73K

$46,161 - $73,061 Range

District of Mission
4.3

District of Mission

Firefighter - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $27 - $40

$27

$40

$27 - $40 Range

City of Hamilton, Ontario
4.3

City of Hamilton, Ontario

Firefighter - Hourly

$47

 /hr
Range: $42 - $57

$42

$57

$42 - $57 Range

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City of Toronto Canada Fire Services
3.9

City of Toronto Canada Fire Services

Firefighter

$102,319

 /yr
Range: $89K - $107K

$89K

$107K

$88,738 - $107,348 Range

City of Calgary
3.9

City of Calgary

Firefighter - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $28 - $63

$28

$63

$28 - $63 Range

Department of National Defense
4

$72K

$84K

$72,494 - $83,929 Range

City of Markham
4.1

City of Markham

Firefighter
About 

$99K -$112K

$99K

$112K

$99,363 - $111,761 Range

Town of Oakville
4.4

Town of Oakville

Firefighter
About 

$70K -$112K

$70K

$112K

$69,899 - $111,589 Range

City of Burlington

Firefighter
About 

$114K -$123K

$114K

$123K

$113,693 - $123,270 Range

Town of Ajax, Ontario
4.5

Town of Ajax, Ontario

Firefighter
About 

$62K -$105K

$62K

$105K

$61,724 - $105,431 Range

Ontario Power Generation
4.1

Ontario Power Generation

Firefighter - Hourly
About 

$33 -$36

 hourly

$33

$36

$33 - $36 Range

University Health Network
4.1

University Health Network

Firefighter
About 

$98K -$105K

$98K

$105K

$98,190 - $105,175 Range

GardaWorld
3.4

GardaWorld

Firefighter
About 

$49K -$54K

$49K

$54K

$49,377 - $54,103 Range

Shell
4.1

Shell

Firefighter - Hourly
About 

$27 -$29

 hourly

$27

$29

$27 - $29 Range

City of Edmonton
3.8

City of Edmonton

Firefighter
About 

$88K -$96K

$88K

$96K

$88,183 - $95,516 Range

Canadian Natural
3.5

Canadian Natural

Firefighter
About 

$121K -$132K

$121K

$132K

$120,823 - $132,429 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Firefighter salaries

The national average salary for a Firefighter is $94,085 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Firefighter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 118 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Firefighter employees.

The highest salary for a Firefighter in Canada is $140,717 per year.

The lowest salary for a Firefighter in Canada is $62,906 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent firefighter salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$25
hourly
A Fire Suppression Technician in the Edmonton Area area reported making $25 per hour
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Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$22
hourly
A Wildland Firefighter in the Calgary Area area reported making $22 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Calgary Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
$15
hourly
A Firefighter in the Toronto Area area reported making $15 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$29
hourly
A Firefighter in the Calgary Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Calgary Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$23
hourly
A Fire Prevention Inspector in the London Area area reported making $23 per hour
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3-4 years experience
London Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$22
hourly
A Wildland Firefighter in the Edmonton Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
Edmonton Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Government
$95,000
per year
A Firefighter in the Kitchener Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Government