Fire Fighter

Code: 33-2011.00

Also known as: Fire Engineer, Fire Equipment Operator, Fire Fighter, Fire Rescue Technician, Fire Technician, Firefighter, Forest Fire Suppression Specialist, Forestry Fire Technician, Hot Shot, Wildland Firefighter

Description: Firefighters are called in to respond to house fires, industrial fires, auto accidents and other types of emergencies. Generally, Firefighters must pass both a physical and written test as well as take a medical exam. Depending on the city or state, these civil servants may also be required to obtain EMT (emergency medical technician) certification. They are subject to regular drug tests,

Fire Fighter

Typical wages

10% $26,940
25% $35,850
Median $52,500
75% $70,870
90% $93,790
10% $12.95
25% $17.24
Median $25.24
75% $34.07
90% $45.09

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 24,200