Kentucky Fire Fighters: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Fire Fighters in Kentucky

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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Kentucky

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Elizabethtown
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Louisville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Louisville

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Kentucky

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Louisville

Schools for Fire Fighters in Kentucky are listed below.

Selected Fire Fighting Schools in Kentucky

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More Kentucky Fire Fighting Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Ashland Community and Technical College Ashland Associate 4,675
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Lexington Associate 11,596
Eastern Kentucky University Richmond Doctorate 15,839
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Elizabethtown Associate 5,506
Gateway Community and Technical College Covington Associate 3,130
Hazard Community and Technical College Hazard Associate 4,457
Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville Associate 15,475
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Paducah Associate 7,090

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

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


Bowling Green 140 $20680 0.84
Elizabethtown 110 $39570 0.89
Fort Knox 110 $39570 0.89
Lexington 640 $31100 1.06
Fayette 640 $31100 1.06
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