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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bremerton, Wenatchee and Tacoma
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Seattle, Bellingham and Spokane
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Seattle, Longview and Olympia

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Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person). The strong liberal arts foundation promotes an environment of open-minded investigation and debate and attends to developing students beyond their academic accomplishments, while maintaining high academic standards. The University strives to be recognized as the preeminent Catholic comprehensive university in the Northeast.

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Founded in 1946 and located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a regionally accredited, independent, private institution that features many of the advantages of a large university — such as undergraduate and graduate degree options, excellent academics, and outstanding faculty — with the intimacy and high degree of personal attention more closely associated with smaller private institutions.


More Washington 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
Tacoma
Associate
5,463
Bellevue
Bachelor
12,305
Everett
Associate
7,674
Longview
Associate
3,348
Bremerton
Bachelor
6,623
Mount Vernon
Associate
5,727
Olympia
Associate
4,947
Spokane
Associate
6,961
Walla Walla
Associate
4,600
Wenatchee
Associate
3,150
Yakima
Associate
4,354

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Washington. 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
Bremerton 310 $74,330
Silverdale 310 $74,330
Bellingham 190 $72,180
Longview 60 $70,090
Kennewick 230 $71,050
Richland 230 $71,050
Mount Vernon 200 $61,520
Anacortes 200 $61,520
Olympia 210 $64,620
Tumwater 210 $64,620
Seattle 4090 $80,470
Tacoma 4090 $80,470
Bellevue 4090 $80,470
Spokane 690 $67,640
Spokane Valley 690 $67,640
Walla Walla 90 $
Wenatchee 230 $31,250
Yakima 240 $26,870

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