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Firefighters

in Massachusetts

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.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
332011  Firefighters 12,014 12,145 131 1.09 % 362 13 349 Postsecondary non-degree award 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    230  2 % 220  2 % -10  -1 % $59,730
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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