Pennsylvania Fire Fighters: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Fire Fighters in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Philadelphia and Allentown
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Harrisburg and Scranton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia and Pittsburgh

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia and Pittsburgh

Schools for Fire Fighters in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Fire Fighting Schools in Pennsylvania

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More Pennsylvania Fire Fighting Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bucks County Community College Newtown Associate 9,649
Butler County Community College Butler Associate 3,656
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia Associate 17,334
Delaware County Community College Media Associate 10,816
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke Associate 6,323
Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Blue Bell Associate 9,184
Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood Associate 6,239

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

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


Harrisburg 300 $45820 0.41
Carlisle 300 $45820 0.41
Pittsburgh 780 $56730 0.3
Lebanon 30 $50120 0.31
Scranton 350 $54500 0.59
Wilkes 350 $54500 0.59
Barre 350 $54500 0.59
Hazleton 350 $54500 0.59
York 140 $54700 0.35
Hanover 140 $54700 0.35
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