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Firefighters Salary & Career Information by State

Within each state, you can find in-depth Firefighters salary, employment, education, training and available Firefighters jobs.

Firefighters

Salary

$52.5K

Growth

6%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

Description

Control and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may include fire prevention, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, search and rescue, and disaster assistance.

Also known as:

Fire Engineer, Fire Equipment Operator, Fire Fighter, Fire Rescue Technician, Fire Technician, Firefighter, Forest Fire Suppression Specialist, Forestry Fire Technician, Hot Shot, Wildland Firefighter

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Aims Community College Fire Science/Fire-fighting Greeley, CO 2 years: 8
Less than one year: 61
Aims Community College Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation Greeley, CO 2 years: 0
Less than one year: 0
Alamance Community College Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician Graham, NC 2 years: 3
At least one but less than two years: 0
Less than one year: 2
Albany Technical College Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician Albany, GA Less than one year: 4
Albany Technical College Fire Science/Fire-fighting Albany, GA 2 years: 0
At least one but less than two years: 10
Less than one year: 22
Allan Hancock College Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician Santa Maria, CA 2 years: 27
At least one but less than two years: 24
Allan Hancock College Fire Science/Fire-fighting Santa Maria, CA Less than one year: 53
Allan Hancock College Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation Santa Maria, CA At least one but less than two years: 0
Amarillo College Fire Science/Fire-fighting Amarillo, TX 2 years: 1
At least one but less than two years: 88
Less than one year: 0
American Public University System Fire Science/Fire-fighting Charles Town, WV 2 years: 36
4 years: 46
School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Greeley, CO
2 years: 8
Less than one year: 61
Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation
Greeley, CO
2 years: 0
Less than one year: 0
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
Graham, NC
2 years: 3
At least one but less than two years: 0
Less than one year: 2
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
Albany, GA
Less than one year: 4
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Albany, GA
2 years: 0
At least one but less than two years: 10
Less than one year: 22
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
Santa Maria, CA
2 years: 27
At least one but less than two years: 24
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Santa Maria, CA
Less than one year: 53
Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation
Santa Maria, CA
At least one but less than two years: 0
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Amarillo, TX
2 years: 1
At least one but less than two years: 88
Less than one year: 0
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Charles Town, WV
2 years: 36
4 years: 46