Fire Science Schools
In Anchorage, Alaska

The city of Anchorage has only one school where fire science faculty can find employment. The trends in Anchorage's fire science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fire science training at the fire science associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Fire Science Employment

Anchorage 270
Alaska 450

Exactly 270 of Alaska's 450 fire science professionals work in Anchorage. Between 2006 and 2010, in Anchorage, there has been a 440% growth in the number of fire science professionals. As the number of fire science professionals in Anchorage has increased, overall employment in Anchorage has also increased.

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Fire Science employment growth

400 350 410 440 450
50 150 240 160 270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Anchorage

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Anchorage

$43,530 $70,690 $67,557 $69,890 $75,853
$45,100 $46,730 $48,050 $49,730 $51,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Anchorage
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Anchorage

Salaries for fire science professionals in Anchorage have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $75,853 per year was earned by fire science professionals in Anchorage. Fire science professionals in Anchorage made a yearly average salary of $43,530, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Anchorage.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Anchorage

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Fire science professionals make a median salary of $75,597 per year in Anchorage. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,813 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 107% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Anchorage

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

Fire science professional salaries in Anchorage are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Anchorage


Many of Anchorage's fire science professionals are graduates of the only accredited fire science school in the city.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Anchorage


There is one degree and certificate program in fire science offered by Anchorage's fire science school.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Anchorage


In 2010 approximately 18 students graduated from fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Anchorage, Alaska

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