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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Yuba City, Chico and Redding
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Jose, Santa Ana and Fresno
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, Sacramento and San Diego

Salaries for Fire Fighters in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Oakland, Vallejo and San Jose

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  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
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More California Fire Fighting Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Santa Maria
Associate
13,176
Sacramento
Associate
33,821
Lancaster
Associate
13,312
Bakersfield
Associate
17,405
Barstow
Associate
2,906
Oroville
Associate
12,228
Aptos
Associate
15,114
Ridgecrest
Associate
4,577
Hayward
Associate
13,229
Rancho Cucamonga
Associate
18,736
San Francisco
Associate
46,411
Sunnyvale
Bachelor
230
San Mateo
Associate
10,516
Santa Clarita
Associate
17,499
Palm Desert
Associate
8,597
Visalia
Associate
11,697
Weed
Associate
2,782
Sonora
Associate
2,734
Joshua Tree
Associate
1,673
Sacramento
Associate
12,967
Yucaipa
Associate
5,382
Monterey Park
Associate
28,889
Torrance
Associate
24,895
Fresno
Associate
21,624
Glendale
Associate
16,827
Salinas
Associate
9,890
Imperial
Associate
8,682
South Lake Tahoe
Associate
2,576
Livermore
Associate
8,024
Susanville
Associate
1,829
Long Beach
Associate
25,536
Wilmington
Associate
8,850
Valley Glen
Associate
17,264
Pittsburg
Associate
8,360
Ukiah
Associate
4,347
Merced
Associate
10,890
Santa Clara
Associate
8,832
Modesto
Associate
18,546
Monterey
Associate
9,238
San Jacinto
Associate
14,197
Walnut
Associate
29,842
Oxnard
Associate
6,803
Blythe
Associate
3,831
San Marcos
Associate
27,222
Pasadena
Associate
26,672
Whittier
Associate
21,041
Riverside
Associate
30,961
San Diego
Associate
10,650
Stockton
Associate
18,668
Santa Ana
Associate
33,514
Santa Rosa
Associate
25,626
Redding
Associate
9,102
Rocklin
Associate
18,859
Fairfield
Associate
11,163
Victorville
Associate
10,149
Marysville
Associate
9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Fire Fighters

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Fire Fighters relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 980 $64,510
Fresno 420 $46,540
Hanford 110 $47,080
Corcoran 110 $47,080
Chico 340 $44,090
El Centro 250 $43,520
Oxnard 530 $69,710
Thousand Oaks 530 $69,710
Ventura 530 $69,710
Redding 310 $42,870
Riverside 2950 $52,700
San Bernardino 2950 $52,700
Ontario 2950 $52,700
Sacramento 2340 $61,900
Roseville 2340 $61,900
Arden 2340 $61,900
Arcade 2340 $61,900
Salinas 600 $56,210
Los Angeles 9780 $75,430
Long Beach 9780 $75,430
Anaheim 9780 $75,430
Merced 270 $66,680
Modesto 190 $49,390
Napa 190 $44,330
San Diego 3990 $61,480
Carlsbad 3990 $61,480
Santa Cruz 400 $55,160
Watsonville 400 $55,160
Santa Maria 480 $75,280
Santa Barbara 480 $75,280
Santa Rosa 520 $48,020
San Francisco 3920 $88,060
Oakland 3920 $88,060
Hayward 3920 $88,060
Stockton 470 $50,050
Lodi 470 $50,050
San Jose 1170 $73,440
Sunnyvale 1170 $73,440
Santa Clara 1170 $73,440
Vallejo 140 $44,360
Fairfield 140 $44,360
Visalia 350 $53,630
Porterville 350 $53,630
Yuba City 230 $25,730

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