Firefighters are most often employed by the Justice, public order, & safety activities industry. The average yearly wage for Firefighters was $70,417 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Firefighters by wage are School psychologists, Audiologists, and Legal support workers, all other.
Firefighters are part of the Protective service occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of correctional officers, Firstline supervisors of police & detectives, Firstline supervisors of fire fighting & prevention workers, Miscellaneous first-line supervisors, protective service workers, Firefighters, and 13 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Firefighters are Tottenville, Great Kills & Annadale PUMA, NY, Paulding County PUMA, GA, and Ashburn, Washington Heights, Morgan Park & Beverly PUMA, IL. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Firefighters are Tottenville, Great Kills & Annadale PUMA, NY, Ashburn, Washington Heights, Morgan Park & Beverly PUMA, IL, and Buncombe County (Northwest) PUMA, NC.