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For: Municipal Firefighters
SOC Code: 33-2011

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Occupational Description
Occupational TitleOccupational Description
Fire FightersControl and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may include fire prevention, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, search and rescue, and disaster management.


2015 Occupational Wage Estimates
- Wages Aged to June 2016 -

For: Municipal Firefighters
AreaEntry WageMedian WageMedian Annual
Statewide$12.11  $22.00  $45,761.00  
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$10.78  $16.58  $34,483.00  
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area$11.38  $20.26  $42,136.00  
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$11.86  $19.23  $40,009.00  
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$16.73  $23.09  $48,023.00  
Akron MSA$14.27  $23.26  $48,384.00  
Canton-Massillon MSA$10.21  $14.61  $30,394.00  
Cincinnati MSA$12.38  $18.24  $37,933.00  
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor MSA$13.11  $25.40  $52,835.00  
Columbus MSA$14.13  $28.74  $59,775.00  
Dayton MSA$11.31  $18.36  $38,191.00  
Huntington MSA$13.02  $15.57  $32,387.00  
Lima MSA$13.60  $25.68  $53,424.00  
Mansfield MSA$11.42  $16.99  $35,330.00  
Springfield MSA$10.34  $14.14  $29,402.00  
Toledo MSA$12.06  $25.46  $52,939.00  
Weirton-Steubenville$11.45  $20.75  $43,148.00  
Wheeling MSA$10.29  $12.54  $26,067.00  
Youngstown MSA$9.80  $17.23  $35,836.00  
Southwest Ohio$13.04  $19.19  $39,922.00  
Northeast Ohio$12.20  $22.12  $46,012.00  
Central Ohio$13.99  $27.96  $58,146.00  
West Ohio$10.97  $16.19  $33,673.00  
Southeast Ohio$10.26  $16.54  $34,405.00  
Northwest Ohio$12.11  $23.27  $48,402.00  


Education Level Needed
For: Municipal Firefighters
  Long-term on-the-job training  


Ohio Employment Projections
For: Municipal Firefighters
2014
Annual
Employment
2024
Projected
Employment
Change in
Employment
2014-2024
Percent
Change
2014-2024
Total
Annual
Openings
17,700  18,440  740  4.2%  588  


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