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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

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Programs
  • AS in Fire Science
  • AAS in Fire Science
  • BS in Fire Science
  • 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.
  • Flexible online and campus-based programs available.
Programs
  • Threat Assessment & Management in Schools (Certificate) - Online
  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
Programs
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
  • Master - Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
  • Develop and apply basic statistical skills and quantitative reasoning for critical evaluation of quantitative information.
  • Understand the roles, functions, and impacts of an effective criminal justice system.
  • Examine ethical standards and issues in criminal justice processes and in professional decision making including the ever-present tension between crime control and appropriate civil liberties.
  • Survey a range of theoretical approached that explain crime and apply theoretical reasoning and concepts to observations of crime and control.
  • Analyze, from a restorative justice perspective, the needs of victims and offenders and the involved community as an alternative to satisfying abstract legal principals or punishing the offender.
  • Appreciate the investigative profession as a scientific field; sample and apply physical science methods to solve forensic problems.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • 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
  • Criminal Justice
  • Designated a Military Friendly School by Victoria Media in 2015.
  • Offers various scholarship opportunities to military students who qualify.
  • Provides programs in Allied Healthcare, Information Technology, Cosmetology, HVAC, Business, Massage Therapy and Veterinary Technology.
  •  Institutionally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), with online accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 6 campuses across Texas, with a campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico and online.
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Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • 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
  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • 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.
Programs
  • Online Master of Arts in Health Law and Policy
  • Ranked among the Best National Universities in 2017 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a 2017 Military Friendly School by GI Jobs and Victory Media.
  • 13:1 student-faculty ratio, with an average class size of 21.
  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
Programs
  • Criminal Justice - Bachelor
  • Law Enforcement Academy (Police) - Bachelor
  • Average class size is 25, allowing for more one-on-one time with instructors.
  • Has a 97% employment rate among available graduates.
  • All  graduates receive Lifetime Employment  Assistance—free and forever.
  • Michigan's largest independent college.
  • Most instructors are working professionals in the fields they teach.
  • Programs are continuously updated to ensure classes are career-relevant and in sync with what's needed in the industry
Programs
  • Master of Law: International Legal Studies
  • Ranked among top Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Ranked 37th among the Best Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Stands as the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation with 100,000+ students.
  • Offers over 230 programs online, from the certificate to the doctoral level.
  • Has a student-faculty ratio of 25:1, and 42.3% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.

More Texas 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
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.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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

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