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Battalion Chief Salary
in United Kingdom

£44,360 (GBP)

Average Salary

£21/hr

Average Hourly

£1,743

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 25, 2020

The average pay for a Battalion Chief is £44,360 a year and £21 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Battalion Chief is between £31,500 and £54,877. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Directs and coordinates firefighting activities of battalion of fire companies in municipality.
  • Determines plan of action of fire companies for answering calls in fire, salvage, and rescue operations.
  • Directs inspections of commercial buildings to ensure compliance with fire and safety regulations.
  • Enters fire site during fires to coordinate and supervise fire fighting activities of companies on-site, and reports events to superior, using portable two-way radio.
  • Plans for purchase of new equipment and use of new techniques in rescue, first aid, and firefighting operations.
  • Directs personnel in use of firefighting equipment.
  • Recommends awards for personnel for superior service.
  • Inspects fire stations, equipment, personnel, and records of assigned companies to ensure efficiency and enforcement of departmental regulations.
  • Prepares reports of accidents involving equipment and personnel.
  • Keeps equipment and personnel records.
  • May direct investigation of causes of incendiary and arson cases.
  • May determine cause of fire and appraise amount of fire loss to building and other property.
  • May promote fire prevention activities by organizing and training fire brigades in industrial plants.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£51,426
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United Kingdom

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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Battalion Chief is £44,360 a year and £21 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Battalion Chief is between £31,500 and £54,877. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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