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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kankakee, Springfield and Chicago
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bloomington, Champaign and Rockford
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Rockford and Springfield

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago, Rockford and Champaign

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More Illinois 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
Chicago
Associate
8,633
Glen Ellyn
Associate
25,768
Grayslake
Associate
16,010
Danville
Associate
2,832
Elgin
Associate
9,613
Palatine
Associate
15,156
East Peoria
Associate
11,804
Fairfield
Associate
2,102
Quincy
Associate
2,417
Joliet
Associate
13,149
Godfrey
Associate
7,875
Springfield
Associate
6,655
Crystal Lake
Associate
5,274
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Des Plaines
Associate
10,805
Champaign
Associate
9,407
Chicago Heights
Associate
5,507
Decatur
Associate
3,274
Rockford
Associate
7,923
Belleville
Associate
13,713
River Grove
Associate
15,658
Sugar Grove
Associate
8,731

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. 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
Bloomington 150 $19,610
Carbondale 190 $41,260
Marion 190 $41,260
Champaign 490 $45,040
Urbana 490 $45,040
Peoria 380 $19,430
Rockford 520 $46,690
Kankakee 100 $48,580
Springfield N/A $54,990

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