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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Wisconsin

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Wausau, Green Bay and Milwaukee
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Madison, Oshkosh and Janesville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Wisconsin

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Milwaukee, La Crosse and Green Bay

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More Wisconsin 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
Madison
Associates
15,410
Milwaukee
Associates
14,012
Appleton
Associates
11,660
Kenosha
Associates
9,166
Pewaukee
Associates
7,696
La Crosse
Associates
4,108
Janesville
Associates
2,098
Milwaukee
Doctorate
346

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Wisconsin. 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
Appleton280 $44,740
Janesville-Beloit240 $38,210
Eau Claire550 $28,980
Fond du Lac170 $40,280
Green Bay600 $43,270
Madison880 $47,090
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis1780 $52,950
Oshkosh-Neenah360 $44,440
Racine260 $47,230
SheboyganN/A $59,490
Wausau220 $35,940

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