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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Ohio

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Springfield, Canton and Cleveland
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Toledo, Youngstown and Akron
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Ohio

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Columbus, Cleveland and Akron

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  • BS in Fire and Emergency Management
  • AS in Fire Science
  • AAS in Fire Science

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Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Fire Science
  • Master of Public Administration - Fire and Emergency Services
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  • Bachelor of Science in Fire Administration
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  • M.S. in Leadership: Disaster Preparedness & Executive Fire Leadership
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  • Certificate in Emergency Preparedness
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Benedictine University offers a liberal arts and professional education guided by Roman Catholic tradition. We prepare our students for a lifetime of leadership and responsible citizenry.
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  • Master of Public Administration in Emergency Management and Homeland Security
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Advance your career with Regis University College for Professional Studies. We offer bachelor's and master's degrees in the areas of education and counseling, management, computer and information sciences, and humanities and social sciences.

More Ohio Fire Fighting Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Saint Clairsville
Associate
1,742
Cincinnati
Associate
8,507
Columbus
Associate
23,057
Cleveland
Associate
24,563
Nelsonville
Associate
4,341
Kirtland
Associate
8,934
Elyria
Associate
10,769
Perrysburg
Associate
19,853
Dayton
Associate
18,691
North Canton
Associate
8,238
Akron
Doctorate & First Professional
23,007
Cincinnati
Doctorate & First Professional
29,319

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Ohio. 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
Akron 1380 $46,090
Canton-Massillon 520 $33,970
Cleveland-Elyria 3830 $46,910
Columbus 3680 $53,690
Dayton 1420 $43,330
Lima 180 $47,580
Mansfield 290 $37,540
Springfield 110 $27,770
Toledo 920 $47,200

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