Firefighters

At a Glance

Median Annual Salary
$47,439.49
Local Jobs
555
Regional Salary
$51,508.68
Firefighters

Occupation Profile

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.

By the numbers:

Median Annual Earnings

$47,439.49

Median Annual Earnings are the midpoint earned by 50 percent of workers who are the lowest paid and 50 percent of workers who are the highest paid in a particular occupation

Local Jobs

555

Jobs are any position in which a worker provides labor in exchange for monetary compensation (note: one individual may hold multiple jobs)

Regional Salary

$51,508.68

Average Annual Earnings are determined by dividing the total earnings for the occupation by the number of jobs in the occupation.

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