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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Monroe and Shreveport
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Baton Rouge and New Orleans
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans and Shreveport

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Shreveport and Baton Rouge

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More Louisiana Fire Fighting Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
New Orleans
Associate
13,210
Eunice
Associate
2,864

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge 1480 $30,490
Alexandria 190 $30,290
Hammond 180 $29,540
Houma-Thibodaux 150 $29,110
Lafayette 280 $31,430
Lake Charles 400 $28,340
Monroe 260 $27,290
New Orleans-Metairie 1630 $39,040
Shreveport-Bossier City 850 $39,130

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