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
2,124 2,270 146 6.85% 29 142 171 $34.85 $72,483 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 (1st Quarter 2021)