dcsimg

Fire Fighters picture    Fire Fighters image

Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Wichita Falls, Sherman and Texarkana
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: McAllen, Houston and Fort Worth
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and San Antonio

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Dallas, San Antonio and Wichita Falls

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab. .
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.
 
Results:  10
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • AS in Fire Science
  • AAS in Fire Science
  • BS in Fire Science
  • Flexible online and campus-based programs available.
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, and more.
  • Advanced degrees in criminal justice help working professionals stay up to date on the latest law enforcement practices.
  • Some programs offer the opportunity for hands-on experience working on real criminal cases.
Programs
  • Offers associate and bachelor-level programs in Criminal Justice.
  • Program topics include criminal investigation processes and ethics, criminal law, juvenile justice and more.
  • A B.A.S. in Criminal Justice program is also available for students who already possess an A.A.S.
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • M.S. in Leadership: Disaster Preparedness & Executive Fire Leadership
  • Interested in enhancing your skills and knowledge in the criminal justice field? Learn more at GCU!
  • GCU promotes interdisciplinary studies and research while developing valued skills in the justice workplace.
  • Develop collaborative and analytical skills through a rigorous educational environment and Christian worldview.
  • GCU's master's and bachelor's degrees prepare students to change lives, enhance communities and ensure the fair treatment of community members.
  • Gain the analytical skills and legal expertise needed to evaluate individuals and take charge in a professional legal setting.
Programs
  • Education Connection is a 100% Free College Matching Service used by 50,000 People Daily.
  • Get Matched to the Right Forensic Science, Law Enforcement, Policing, Homeland Security and National Defense, and Criminal Justice Degree Program for YOU.
  • Affordable and Flexible Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Degree Programs from Top Colleges Across the Nation. Both Online And Campus!
  • Just Fill Out a Few Questions and You Can Find Your Perfect Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Degree Program Within Minutes.
  • Start Using our Fast, Free, and Easy Matching Service Right HERE and Right NOW!
Programs
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
Programs
  • Online Bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, Psychology, IT, Healthcare Management & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
  • Give students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.
Programs
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs

See What’s Possible When You Earn a Degree at Florida Tech 100% Online

Whatever your motivation for considering an undergraduate or graduate degree, Florida Tech offers programs online that can meet your needs. Here are a few reasons Florida Tech may be the right choice for you.

Programs
  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
  • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
  • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
  • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and more.

More Texas Fire Fighting Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
Lufkin
Associate
4,677
Austin
Associate
33,508
Brenham
Associate
14,589
Killeen
Associate
21,532
Cisco
Associate
3,365
Plano
Associate
20,143
Texas City
Associate
3,521
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
El Paso
Associate
25,023
Hillsboro
Associate
3,556
Houston
Associate
43,518
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Beaumont
Associate
2,590
Laredo
Associate
7,831
The Woodlands
Associate
39,756
Waco
Associate
8,079
Midland
Bachelor
5,739
Corsicana
Associate
7,560
Mount Pleasant
Associate
1,010
Odessa
Associate
4,580
San Antonio
Associate
19,819
Pasadena
Associate
23,805
Levelland
Associate
6,602
Fort Worth
Associate
37,948
Temple
Associate
4,787
Athens
Associate
5,046
Tyler
Associate
8,217
Vernon
Associate
2,808
Victoria
Associate
4,002
Weatherford
Associate
4,544
Wharton
Associate
5,892

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Austin 1930 $54,920
Round Rock 1930 $54,920
Amarillo 340 $60,270
Beaumont 430 $60,320
Port Arthur 430 $60,320
Brownsville 370 $58,600
Harlingen 370 $58,600
College Station 230 $48,810
Bryan 230 $48,810
Corpus Christi 720 $46,590
Dallas 7890 $53,800
Fort Worth 7890 $53,800
Arlington 7890 $53,800
El Paso 710 $43,850
Houston 6570 $48,470
The Woodlands 6570 $48,470
Sugar Land 6570 $48,470
San Antonio 2670 $62,750
New Braunfels 2670 $62,750
Laredo 420 $47,660
Longview 280 $54,900
McAllen 450 $31,290
Edinburg 450 $31,290
Mission 450 $31,290
Killeen 610 $44,770
Temple 610 $44,770
Sherman 80 $44,600
Denison 80 $44,600
Tyler 340 $31,090
Waco 230 $45,320
Wichita Falls 220 $43,960

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
Back to Top