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Top 25 Cities for Firefighters

Top 25 Cities for Firefighters

Tania Khadder, Anna Hennings, Adam Starr, Alice Handley | FireLink

May 13, 2011
















#7. Rochester, NY

Population: 206,759
  

Average Salary: $40,660
  

Firefighter Salary: $46,000

Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 3
  

Average Commute Time: 19.4 minutes 
  

Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 137
 

Unemployment Rate: 8.5

Great salaries for firefighters make Rochester a good choice to live and work. It is also home to several Fortune 1000 companies — including the largest wine company in the world, Constellation Brands, and photo experts Eastman Kodak — as well as several national and regional companies. With the second best income to cost of living ratio on our list as well as boasting the lowest commute time, this city is a solid spot.

Bonus fun fact: Rochester is known as the world capital of imaging.

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