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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Philadelphia and Allentown
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Harrisburg and Scranton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia and Pittsburgh

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia and Pittsburgh

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More Pennsylvania Fire Fighting Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Newtown
Associate
9,649
Butler
Associate
3,656
Pittsburgh
Associate
18,525
Philadelphia
Associate
17,334
Media
Associate
10,816
Harrisburg
Associate
9,774
Nanticoke
Associate
6,323
Blue Bell
Associate
9,184
Youngwood
Associate
6,239

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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
Erie 90 $67,370
Harrisburg-Carlisle 240 $49,190
Lebanon 40 $48,900
Pittsburgh 780 $58,490
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton 320 $49,450
York-Hanover 170 $58,280

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