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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in West Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Wheeling
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Huntington
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Parkersburg

Salaries for Fire Fighters in West Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Parkersburg

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More West Virginia Fire Fighting Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Charles Town
Masters
14,769
Martinsburg
Associate
2,192
Beckley
Masters
4,847

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for West Virginia. 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
Beckley 100 $31,310
Charleston 230 $36,050

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