Louisiana Fire Fighters: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Fire Fighters in Louisiana

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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Monroe and Shreveport
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Baton Rouge and New Orleans
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans and Shreveport

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Shreveport and Baton Rouge

Schools for Fire Fighters in Louisiana are listed below.

Selected Fire Fighting Schools in Louisiana

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More Louisiana Fire Fighting Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Delgado Community College New Orleans Associate 13,210
Louisiana State University-Eunice Eunice Associate 2,864

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

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


Alexandria 160 $27150 1.11
Baton Rouge 1180 $28820 1.31
Hammond 370 $27020 3.87
Houma 110 $27220 0.48
Thibodaux 110 $27220 0.48
Lafayette 220 $28110 0.45
Lake Charles 390 $28780 1.74
Monroe 360 $23390 2.05
New Orleans 1700 $34650 1.32
Metairie 1700 $34650 1.32
Shreveport 730 $41300 1.74
Bossier City 730 $41300 1.74
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