Firefighters & Fire Captains

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Occupation Description

First-Line supervisors of firefighting and prevention workers directly oversee and organize actions of workers engaged in firefighting and fire deterrence and control.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

60600

Job Openings By 2020

33100

Growth Rate

8.2%

Required Education

Postsecondary non-degree award
Specific Programs:

Required Work Experience

1 to 5 years

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth