Firefighter Salary in Canada

In Canada, the firefighter median salary is $37.95/hr.

Firefighter salary 2017

In 2017, firefighters reported higher wages in Ontario.

FIREFIGHTERS (NOC 4312-B)
2017

Wages ($/hr)

Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 20.8 37.95 51
Ontario 27.8 41.21 54.8
Alberta 22.5 40 54.2
British Columbia 27 40 52
Manitoba 15 36.06 48.13
Saskatchewan 21 37 48.08
Québec 16.15 31.3 39.8
New Brunswick 11.25 28.04 39.49
Newfoundland and Labrador 11.5 31 37.55
Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
Nova Scotia N/A N/A N/A
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Prince Edward Island N/A N/A N/A
Yukon N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. September 2017




In Canada, the median wage for firefighters was $35.71/hr. in 2016.

In 2016, firefighters reported higher wages in Ontario.

FIREFIGHTERS (NOC 4312-B)
2016 Wages ($/hr)
 Province/Territory  Low Median High
Canada 16.4 35.71 49
Ontario 21.15 38.92 50.37
Alberta 18 37.26 50
British Columbia 17.63 36 50
Saskatchewan 12.75 35 47.12
Nova Scotia 12.31 31.28 43.59
Manitoba 15 32.05 41.67
Québec 15 28 39.8
New Brunswick 10.65 28 38
Newfoundland and Labrador 11.5 31 37.55
Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Prince Edward Island N/A N/A N/A
Yukon N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. November 2016*

*Wages are reviewed and updated on the Job Bank Web site on an annual basis.

Licensing

This occupation is not regulated in Canada. This means that you are not required to be registered with one of the provincial or territorial regulatory bodies to be authorized to practise this occupation in Canada.

FIREFIGHTER SALARY IN CANADA (2017)

FIREFIGHTER SALARY IN CANADA (2016)

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