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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Palm Coast, Palm Bay and Cape Coral
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tampa, Lakeland and Tallahassee
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Naples

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More Florida 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
Cocoa
Associate
14,496
Fort Lauderdale
Associate
31,730
Ocala
Associate
6,210
Marianna
Bachelor
2,144
Daytona Beach
Bachelor
13,675
Fort Myers
Bachelor
11,369
Jacksonville
Bachelor
24,939
Panama City
Associate
5,758
Tampa
Associate
22,621
Fort Pierce
Bachelor
14,932
Leesburg
Associate
3,904
Bradenton
Associate
9,869
Miami
Bachelor
54,094
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
Pensacola
Associate
10,728
Winter Haven
Associate
7,757
Palatka
Associate
5,111
Gainesville
Associate
14,824
Sanford
Associate
12,745
Avon Park
Associate
2,787
Clearwater
Bachelor
25,450
Tallahassee
Associate
13,776
Gainesville
Doctorate & First Professional
51,725

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. 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
Gainesville 380 $40,020
Jacksonville 1530 $42,240
Cape Coral 1050 $52,550
Fort Myers 1050 $52,550
Crestview 500 $41,280
Fort Walton Beach 500 $41,280
Destin 500 $41,280
Deltona 810 $36,530
Daytona Beach 810 $36,530
Ormond Beach 810 $36,530
Orlando 3100 $39,480
Kissimmee 3100 $39,480
Sanford 3100 $39,480
Palm Bay 850 $42,110
Melbourne 850 $42,110
Titusville 850 $42,110
Panama City 330 $33,790
Pensacola 370 $34,040
Ferry Pass 370 $34,040
Brent 370 $34,040
Port St. Lucie 490 $66,600
Lakeland 600 $33,220
Winter Haven 600 $33,220
Miami 6950 $72,440
Fort Lauderdale 6950 $72,440
West Palm Beach 6950 $72,440
Naples 400 $55,770
Immokalee 400 $55,770
Marco Island 400 $55,770
North Port 830 $48,440
Sarasota 830 $48,440
Bradenton 830 $48,440
Ocala 530 $30,360
Sebring 70 $28,180
Tallahassee 340 $39,620
Tampa 3140 $45,020
St. Petersburg 3140 $45,020
Clearwater 3140 $45,020

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