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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas


Annual Earnings
National 315,910 1.0 $48,030Explore the national job market for Firefighters

data source:Bureau of Labor Statistics

Top job markets for Firefighters ranked by
concentration (left) and median earnings (right):

Metro areas with populations over 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Cincinnati, OH 1.7
Providence, RI 1.7
Cleveland, OH 1.7
Hampton Roads, VA 1.6
Columbus, OH 1.6
Metro Area Median Earnings
SF Metro Area $91,470
Seattle-Tacoma, WA $80,470
San Jose, CA $78,340
LA Metro Area $77,730
NYC Metro Area $75,210

Metro areas with populations of 500,000 to 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Akron, OH 1.9
Springfield, MA 1.9
Melbourne, FL 1.9
Augusta, GA 1.8
Portland, ME 1.8
Metro Area Median Earnings
Santa Rosa, CA $74,390
Oxnard, CA $71,120
New Haven, CT $70,240
Bridgeport, CT $68,250
Spokane, WA $67,640

Metro areas with populations of 200,000 to 500,000

Metro Area Location Quotient
Lake Havasu City, AZ 4.7
Prescott, AZ 4.4
Fayetteville, NC 2.8
Ocala, FL 2.5
Crestview, FL 2.4
Metro Area Median Earnings
Trenton, NJ $90,800
Atlantic City, NJ $86,550
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA $74,610
Bremerton, WA $74,330
Bellingham, WA $72,180

National - Job Listings

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority - Arlington,VA
As a Firefighter Trainee for the Airports Authority, you will train to protect the lives of the traveling public by responding to and fighting fires a... Full Description

US Navy - Washington,DC
"When lives are on the line, Navy Aviation Rescue Swimmers (AIRRs) are exceptionally adept at answering the call. These brave men and women embody the... Full Description

American Medical Response - Herndon,VA
Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls and delivers high quality patient care and customer service within the prescribed scope of practice, est... Full Description

Metropolitan Group - Arlington,VA
Compensation Grade F12 Opening Date November 9, 2018 Closing Date December 8, 2018 Please Note All job announcements close at 1159 p.m. of the day bef... Full Description

Confidential - Gaithersburg,MD
The Physical Measurement Laboratory of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) anticipates the need for a Division Chief for its Qua... Full Description

DynCorp International - Reston,VA
.) * Provide leadership while managing daily activities of an operational shift * Perform duties and of Fire Chief in his or her absence * Plan and ex... Full Description

Northern Virginia Community College - Springfield,VA
Information Basic FunctionAssist with EMS Skills Labs, at all levels, including Basic, Intermediate and Paramedic courses. Set up EMS lab equipment in... Full Description

Amphibious Medics - Arlington,VA
Amphibious Medics is currently hiring EMT-Bs or above for Per Diem as Health and Safety Medical Technicians in Arlington, VA. Company Overview.... Full Description

Leidos - Springfield,VA
Leidos Defense and Intelligence Group is seeking and Event Management Engineer to support our Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) team in Springfield... Full Description

Virginia Hospital Center - Arlington,VA
PURPOSE AND SCOPE: As Support Services Dispatcher, incumbent will answer telephones, process work orders and assign personnel to complete work order. ... Full Description

Job Openings

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority - Arlington,VA
US Navy - Washington,DC
American Medical Response - Herndon,VA
Metropolitan Group - Arlington,VA
Confidential - Gaithersburg,MD
DynCorp International - Reston,VA