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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

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 Orleans
Associates
15,110
Eunice
Associates
2,906

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.

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
Baton Rouge1410 $28,660
Alexandria180 $31,370
Lafayette380 $28,920
Lake Charles230 $29,870
Monroe250 $28,210
New Orleans-Metairie1640 $37,740
Shreveport-Bossier City840 $39,810
Hammond260 $24,870
Houma-Thibodaux80 $29,970

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