Iowa Fire Fighters: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Fire Fighters in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Davenport
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Des Moines
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Des Moines

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Davenport

Schools for Fire Fighters in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Fire Fighting Schools in Iowa

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More Iowa Fire Fighting Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Associate 18,320
Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport Associate 7,329
Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge Associate 5,731
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids Associate 15,091
North Iowa Area Community College Mason City Associate 3,272

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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


Iowa City 90 $43310 0.43
Cedar Rapids 220 $0 0.68
Des Moines 530 $32720 0.66
West Des Moines 530 $32720 0.66
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