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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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Programs
  • AS in Fire Science
  • AAS in Fire Science
  • BS in Fire Science
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • Associate of Science in Fire Science

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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Sarasota
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  • Offers associate and bachelor-level programs in Criminal Justice.
  • Program topics include criminal investigation processes and ethics, criminal law, juvenile justice and more.
  • A B.A.S. in Criminal Justice program is also available for students who already possess an A.A.S.
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science
  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Each campus features a public spa and/or salon where students can gain real-world experience.
  • 17 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent colleges and Schools (ACICS), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Originally founded in 1916 in Wilmington, North Carolina by Judge Leon Motte.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice
  • Features a community service program for students, called the Ambassador Program.
  • Offers several programs in healthcare, criminal justice, broadcasting, business administration and more.
  • Features an online system called MyPortal that allows students to check their schedule, grades, calculate their GPA, and more.
  • Has 5 Florida campuses located in Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Miami, Hollywood, and Altamonte Springs, with online options.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Gainesville
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Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Online bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, IT, Healthcare Management, Pscyhology & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • B.S. in Legal Studies
  • A.S. in Legal Studies
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.

More Florida Fire Fighting Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 1700 $47,070
Cape Coral 1000 $56,610
Fort Myers 1000 $56,610
Crestview 560 $39,390
Fort Walton Beach 560 $39,390
Destin 560 $39,390
Deltona 660 $35,580
Daytona Beach 660 $35,580
Ormond Beach 660 $35,580
Gainesville 440 $44,310
Lakeland 540 $32,090
Winter Haven 540 $32,090
Miami 7020 $64,690
Fort Lauderdale 7020 $64,690
West Palm Beach 7020 $64,690
Naples 510 $59,300
Immokalee 510 $59,300
Marco Island 510 $59,300
North Port 790 $49,990
Sarasota 790 $49,990
Bradenton 790 $49,990
Ocala 540 $30,160
Orlando 3210 $40,920
Kissimmee 3210 $40,920
Sanford 3210 $40,920
Panama City 330 $32,040
Pensacola 370 $34,850
Ferry Pass 370 $34,850
Brent 370 $34,850
Punta Gorda 230 $38,840
Sebring 70 $31,290
Tallahassee 560 $41,350
Tampa 3310 $45,990
St. Petersburg 3310 $45,990
Clearwater 3310 $45,990

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