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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Connecticut

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Waterbury and Norwich
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hartford and New Haven
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Hartford and Bridgeport

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Connecticut

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Hartford and Bridgeport

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More Connecticut 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
New Haven
Associates
7,217
West Haven
Doctorate
6,835

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Connecticut. 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® 23.1 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
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk980 $67,800
Danbury90 $71,900
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford890 $61,080
New Haven630 $69,680

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