Missouri Fire Fighters: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Fire Fighters in Missouri

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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Missouri

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: St. Joseph, St. Louis and Kansas City
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Columbia, Joplin and Springfield
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Missouri

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: St. Louis, Kansas City and Columbia

Schools for Fire Fighters in Missouri are listed below.

Selected Fire Fighting Schools in Missouri

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More Missouri Fire Fighting Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Crowder College Neosho Associate 3,317
East Central College Union Associate 3,604
Jefferson College Hillsboro Associate 4,865
Metropolitan Community College-Blue River Independence Associate 2,892
Mineral Area College Park Hills Associate 3,061
Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield Associate 10,250
Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley Saint Louis Associate 6,250
Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park Saint Louis Associate 7,230

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

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


Jefferson City 100 $30580 0.59
Columbia 140 $36470 0.68
Joplin 130 $29650 0.73
Springfield 550 $36720 1.2
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