Colorado Fire Fighters: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Fire Fighters in Colorado

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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Colorado

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fort Collins and Boulder
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Denver and Colorado Springs
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Denver and Colorado Springs

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Colorado

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Denver and Fort Collins

Schools for Fire Fighters in Colorado are listed below.

Selected Fire Fighting Schools in Colorado

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More Colorado Fire Fighting Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Aims Community College Greeley Associate 4,588
Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs Associate 5,206
Community College of Aurora Aurora Associate 4,885
Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs Associate 11,407
Pueblo Community College Pueblo Associate 5,063
Red Rocks Community College Lakewood Associate 7,223

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Colorado. 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, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Fort Collins 210 $64490 0.61
Grand Junction 170 $41910 1.27
Greeley 250 $41580 1.08
Boulder 300 $59090 0.76
Colorado Springs 950 $44730 1.57
Denver 2010 $63580 0.63
Aurora 2010 $63580 0.63
Lakewood 2010 $63580 0.63
Pueblo 250 $48410 1.89
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