Texas Fire Fighters: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Fire Fighters in Texas

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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

Schools for Fire Fighters in Texas are listed below.

Selected Fire Fighting Schools in Texas

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More Texas Fire Fighting Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Amarillo College Amarillo Associate 10,387
Angelina College Lufkin Associate 4,677
Austin Community College District Austin Associate 33,508
Blinn College Brenham Associate 14,589
Central Texas College Killeen Associate 21,532
Cisco College Cisco Associate 3,365
Colin College Plano Associate 20,143
College of the Mainland Texas City Associate 3,521
Del Mar College Corpus Christi Associate 11,167
El Paso Community College El Paso Associate 25,023
Hill College Hillsboro Associate 3,556
Houston Community College Houston Associate 43,518
Kilgore College Kilgore Associate 5,150
Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont Associate 2,590
Laredo Community College Laredo Associate 7,831
Lone Star College System The Woodlands Associate 39,756
McLennan Community College Waco Associate 8,079
Midland College Midland Bachelor 5,739
Navarro College Corsicana Associate 7,560
Northeast Texas Community College Mount Pleasant Associate 1,010
Odessa College Odessa Associate 4,580
San Antonio College San Antonio Associate 19,819
San Jacinto Community College Pasadena Associate 23,805
South Plains College Levelland Associate 6,602
Tarrant County College Fort Worth Associate 37,948
Temple College Temple Associate 4,787
Trinity Valley Community College Athens Associate 5,046
Tyler Junior College Tyler Associate 8,217
Vernon College Vernon Associate 2,808
Victoria College Victoria Associate 4,002
Weatherford College Weatherford Associate 4,544
Wharton County Junior College 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, 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


Austin 2070 $51120 0.96
Round Rock 2070 $51120 0.96
Houston 6480 $46190 0.96
The Woodlands 6480 $46190 0.96
Sugar Land 6480 $46190 0.96
Beaumont 440 $0 1.16
Port Arthur 440 $0 1.16
Brownsville 370 $56910 1.17
Harlingen 370 $56910 1.17
College Station 230 $47410 0.98
Bryan 230 $47410 0.98
Corpus Christi 650 $46000 1.48
Dallas 8110 $52910 1.06
Fort Worth 8110 $52910 1.06
Arlington 8110 $52910 1.06
San Antonio 2770 $59460 1.27
New Braunfels 2770 $59460 1.27
Longview 280 $51950 1.24
McAllen 490 $31720 0.87
Edinburg 490 $31720 0.87
Mission 490 $31720 0.87
Killeen 640 $42460 2.1
Temple 640 $42460 2.1
Sherman 80 $43310 0.81
Denison 80 $43310 0.81
Tyler 310 $33840 1.37
Waco 180 $43800 0.72
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