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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Michigan

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Muskegon, Battle Creek and Niles
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Flint, Saginaw and Holland
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Warren, Detroit and Grand Rapids

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Michigan

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Ann Arbor, Detroit and Grand Rapids

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  • Develop and apply basic statistical skills and quantitative reasoning for critical evaluation of quantitative information.
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  • 13:1 student-faculty ratio, with an average class size of 21.
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  • Average class size is 25, allowing for more one-on-one time with instructors.
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  • Ranked among top Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
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More Michigan 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
University Center
Associate
10,406
Kalamazoo
Associate
11,113
Benton Harbor
Associate
3,740
Sault Ste Marie
Masters
2,819
Lansing
Associate
19,465
Warren
Associate
22,081
Livonia
Doctorate
4,019
Harrison
Associate
3,918
Muskegon
Associate
4,711
Bloomfield Hills
Associate
24,532
Livonia
Associate
12,148
Adrian
Masters
2,161
Port Huron
Associate
4,270

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Michigan. 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
Battle Creek 130 $43,940
Ann Arbor 160 $56,640
Bay City -2222 $53,470
Jackson 40 $45,570
Detroit 2470 $48,160
Warren 2470 $48,160
Dearborn 2470 $48,160
Flint 330 $33,890
Grand Rapids 580 $45,830
Wyoming 580 $45,830
Saginaw -2222 $45,830
Lansing 350 $38,220
East Lansing 350 $38,220
Monroe 70 $55,730
Muskegon 160 $31,910
Niles 90 $38,580
Benton Harbor 90 $38,580

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