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Being a firefighter is both a dangerous and highly fulfilling job... Of course, your job satisfaction is linked directly to the department you work for. So, how does Shreveport stack up against other cities?

According to the website AdvisorSmith.com, Shreveport is a great place to work for firefighters. When it comes to midsized cities, Shreveport ranks as the 7th best in the country. The study looked at 311 cities and weighed factors like salary, cost of living, and location. They then broke the results into three categories, small, mid and large metros based on population. No other cities in Louisiana made the top fifty, however, Tyler, TX, Longview, TX and Texarkana, TX all made the cut.

Conclusion? If you want a job with great benefits and you're thinking that becoming a firefighter might be for you, working for the Shreveport Fire Department is a good move!

Here at Townsquare Media, we get to work side by side with members of the Shreveport Fire Department each Christmas for Operation Santa Claus and you couldn't ask for a better group of people to partner with. So, if you're dedicated to public service and the protection of life and property, click here to find out about a career with SFD!

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