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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Colorado

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fort Collins and Boulder
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Denver and Colorado Springs
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Denver and Colorado Springs

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Colorado

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Denver and Fort Collins

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More Colorado Fire Fighting Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Colorado Springs
Associates
13,154
Lakewood
Masters
7,738
Aurora
Associates
7,387
Glenwood Springs
Bachelors
5,806
Greeley
Associates
5,652
Pueblo
Bachelors
5,562
Sterling
Associates
1,645

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Pueblo240 $47,360
Boulder360 $66,520
Colorado Springs900 $44,210
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood2080 $67,460
Fort Collins260 $56,760
Grand Junction170 $42,020
Greeley320 $48,210

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