Fire Fighters
Summary Occupational Forecast Data for Firefighters
Employment Employment Change Average Annual Job Openings Wage & Training Levels
2020 2025 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Training Levels
2,103 2,253 150 7.13% 30 141 171 $34.78 $72,337 Postsecondary nondegree award
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 management.
Forecast Data Source: EMSI (2nd Quarter 2021)