Wisconsin Fire Fighters: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Fire Fighters in Wisconsin

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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Wisconsin

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Wausau, Green Bay and Milwaukee
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Madison, Oshkosh and Janesville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Wisconsin

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Milwaukee, La Crosse and Green Bay

Schools for Fire Fighters in Wisconsin are listed below.

Selected Fire Fighting Schools in Wisconsin

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More Wisconsin Fire Fighting Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Blackhawk Technical College Janesville Associate 2,283
Fox Valley Technical College Appleton Associate 7,624
Gateway Technical College Kenosha Associate 7,586
Madison Area Technical College Madison Associate 14,647
Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee Associate 17,193
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Green Bay Associate 8,105
Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee Associate 7,419
Western Technical College Wisconsin La Crosse Associate 4,564

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

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


Appleton 320 $21020 1.13
Fond du Lac 110 $34090 1.02
Green Bay 640 $40230 1.64
Janesville 150 $29310 1.06
Beloit 150 $29310 1.06
Eau Claire 180 $30540 0.97
Oshkosh 360 $31630 1.72
Neenah 360 $31630 1.72
Racine 320 $59360 1.84
Madison 1150 $28010 1.33
Milwaukee 1590 $0 0.83
Waukesha 1590 $0 0.83
West Allis 1590 $0 0.83
Sheboygan 90 $49490 0.65
Wausau 0 $29000 0
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