North Carolina Fire Fighters: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Fire Fighters in North Carolina

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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

Schools for Fire Fighters in North Carolina are listed below.

Selected Fire Fighting Schools in North Carolina

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More North Carolina Fire Fighting Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alamance Community College Graham Associate 3,925
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Asheville Associate 6,408
Catawba Valley Community College Hickory Associate 4,765
Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte Associate 18,052
Cleveland Community College Shelby Associate 2,064
Coastal Carolina Community College Jacksonville Associate 4,349
Davidson County Community College Thomasville Associate 3,399
Durham Technical Community College Durham Associate 5,170
Fayetteville Technical Community College Fayetteville Associate 9,063
Forsyth Technical Community College Winston Salem Associate 7,276
Gaston College Dallas Associate 5,718
Guilford Technical Community College Jamestown Associate 10,571
Wilson Community College 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, 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

North Carolina

Asheville 760 $28390 1.82
Fayetteville 770 $27560 2.67
Goldsboro 90 $38990 0.95
Greensboro 1450 $37880 1.77
High Point 1450 $37880 1.77
Greenville 130 $37440 0.76
Hickory 630 $24270 1.88
Lenoir 630 $24270 1.88
Morganton 630 $24270 1.88
Jacksonville 250 $34670 2.41
Burlington 260 $27230 1.99
Durham 660 $37750 0.99
Chapel Hill 660 $37750 0.99
Raleigh 1460 $34680 1.12
Rocky Mount 210 $27740 1.62
New Bern 150 $43520 1.55
Wilmington 450 $33010 1.6
Winston 990 $26760 1.67
Salem 990 $26760 1.67
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