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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fayetteville, Asheville and Hickory
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greensboro, Raleigh and Winston-Salem
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Raleigh and Durham

Salaries for Fire Fighters in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Charlotte, Burlington and Durham

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More North Carolina 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
Graham
Associate
3,925
Asheville
Associate
6,408
Hickory
Associate
4,765
Charlotte
Associate
18,052
Shelby
Associate
2,064
Jacksonville
Associate
4,349
Thomasville
Associate
3,399
Durham
Associate
5,170
Fayetteville
Associate
9,063
Winston Salem
Associate
7,276
Dallas
Associate
5,718
Jamestown
Associate
10,571
Wilson
Associate
1,642

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for North Carolina. 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
Asheville 760 $28,390
Fayetteville 770 $27,560
Goldsboro 90 $38,990
Greensboro 1450 $37,880
High Point 1450 $37,880
Greenville 130 $37,440
Hickory 630 $24,270
Lenoir 630 $24,270
Morganton 630 $24,270
Jacksonville 250 $34,670
Burlington 260 $27,230
Durham 660 $37,750
Chapel Hill 660 $37,750
Raleigh 1460 $34,680
Rocky Mount 210 $27,740
New Bern 150 $43,520
Wilmington 450 $33,010
Winston 990 $26,760
Salem 990 $26,760

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