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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
















#23. Cincinnati, OH

Population: 332,458

   Average Salary: $40,540

  Firefighter Salary: $40,000

Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 14

Average Commute Time: 21 minutes

Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 207

  Unemployment Rate: 8.9

Cincinnati’s Local 48 calls itself the birthplace of professional firefighting. It’s not only the birthplace of firefighting but also of Procter & Gamble, Sunny Delight, and Chiquita Brands International- a few brands amongst the impressive list of 10 Fortune 100 companies based in the this all-American, river-front city.  Its unemployment rate has not grown as much as other former industrial cities, gaining only 3.6 % since before the economy collapsed.  With solid job growth potential, Cincinnati’s big Fortune 100 companies are slowly pulling the city back into a positive economic reality.

Bonus fun fact: Cincinnati was home to the first night baseball game.

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