Control 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 assistance.
- Fire Engine Pump Operator
- Fire Equipment Operator
- Fire Fighter
- Forest Firefighter
- Marine Firefighter
- Municipal Firefighter
- Smoke Jumper
- Wildland Firefighter
In 2012, the average annual wage in California was $72,540.00 with most people making between $38,870.00 and $111,530.00
During 2010, this occupation employed approximately 33,100 people in California. It is projected that there will be 35,400 employed in 2020.
This occupation will have about 230 openings due to growth and about 910 replacement openings for approximately 1,140 total annual openings.