Occupation description: 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.
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
|Employment||Average annual openings|
|2018 estimate||2028 projection||Percent change||Labor force exits||Occupation transfers||Total|
- Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities. Read more.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||22.49||11.99||14.03||25.00||28.68||31.77|
|Balance of State||27.94||20.52||23.17||27.69||31.28||35.66|