Career Outlook for Forest Firefighters

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This occupation has now been updated to Firefighters

Also known as:
Fire Engine Pump Operator, Fire Equipment Operator, Fire Fighter, Forest Firefighter, Marine Firefighter, Municipal Firefighter, Smoke Jumper, Wildland Firefighter

The overall job outlook for Forest Firefighter careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 13.78 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.86 percent per year. Demand for Forest Firefighters is expected to go up, with an expected 44,460 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 1.59 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Forest Firefighters in the following states

California 32,600
Texas 24,690
Florida 19,000
Ohio 17,580
North Carolina 14,910
Illinois 14,280
New York 14,200
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Forest Firefighters

Delaware
500
South Dakota
550
Wyoming
610
Montana
740
North Dakota
750
West Virginia
830
Alaska
850