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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Massachusetts

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Barnstable, New Bedford and Taunton
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Brockton, Framingham and Boston
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Boston, Springfield and Worcester

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Massachusetts

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Boston, Lowell and Brockton

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More Massachusetts 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
Total Enrollment
Boston
Associates
11,881
Bedford
Associates
8,206
Fall River
Associates
7,637
Worcester
Associates
7,368
Brockton
Associates
7,154
Danvers
Associates
6,087
Haverhill
Associates
5,726
Springfield
Associates
5,343
Gardner
Associates
3,854
West Barnstable
Associates
3,221
Pittsfield
Associates
1,847
Greenfield
Associates
1,830
Paxton
Masters
1,445

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Massachusetts. 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
Barnstable Town500 $61,090
Leominster-Gardner250 $44,080
New Bedford270 $61,930
Pittsfield140 $46,500

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