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    Firefighter

    Quick Facts: Firefighters 2012 Median Pay $45,250 per year $21.75 per hour Entry-Level Education Postsecondary non-degree award Work Experience in a Related Occupation None On-the-job Training Long-term on-the-job training Number of Jobs, 2012 307,000 Job Outlook, 2012-22 7% (Slower than average) Employment Change, 2012-22 20,300 What Firefighters Do Firefighters control fires and respond to other […] More

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    Police Officer

    Quick Facts: Police and Detectives 2012 Median Pay $56,980 per year$27.40 per hour Entry-Level Education High school diploma or equivalent Work Experience in a Related Occupation See How to Become One On-the-job Training See How to Become One Number of Jobs, 2012 780,000 Job Outlook, 2012-22 5% (Slower than average) Employment Change, 2012-22 41,400 What […] More