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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in South Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Charleston, Myrtle Beach and Sumter
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Columbia, Florence and Greenville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charleston, Greenville and Myrtle Beach

Salaries for Fire Fighters in South Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Columbia, Greenville and Charleston

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More South Carolina Fire Fighting Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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Highest Award
Total Enrollment

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for South Carolina. 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
Annual Median Salary
Charleston-North Charleston1200 $34,970
Columbia620 $36,260
Florence150 $27,390
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin1050 $36,520
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort390 $42,630
Spartanburg470 $30,390

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