Fire Science Schools In Arizona

There are 19 accredited fire science schools in Arizona for faculty who teach fire science classes to choose from. The trends in Arizona's fire science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in fire science includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science
  • Masters degree in Fire Science


Schools

  1. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

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  2. Central Arizona College

    8470 N Overfield Rd, Coolidge, Arizona 85128-9030

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  3. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

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  4. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

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  5. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

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  6. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

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  7. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  8. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

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  9. Northland Pioneer College

    2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona 86025-0610

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  10. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

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  11. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

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  12. Rio Salado College

    2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281

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  13. Scottsdale Community College

    9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256

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  14. Yavapai College

    1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, Arizona 86301

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  15. Paradise Valley Community College

    18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, Arizona 85032

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  16. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

    2626 E Pecos Rd, Chandler, Arizona 85225-2499

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  17. Estrella Mountain Community College

    3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, Arizona 85323-1000

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  18. Coconino County Community College

    2800 S. Lone Tree Rd., Flagstaff, Arizona 86001-2701

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  19. East Valley Institute of Technology

    1601 W Main St, Mesa, Arizona 85201

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Arizona 4,050
National 154,160

Of all of the fire science professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Arizona

4,500 2,830 3,790 4,500 4,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Fire Science is a shrinking field in Arizona. There were 450 less fire science professionals working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arizona, this field has shrunk by 10% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of fire science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of fire science professionals has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Fire Science VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$55,468 $56,947 $61,332 $50,820 $59,092
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by fire science professionals is increasing in Arizona. Fire science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,468 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $59,092 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$36,048
25th percentile
$44,590
50th percentile
$59,178
75th percentile
$73,260
90th percentile
$84,925

This represents a 6% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Arizona state, within the field of fire science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid fire science professionals earn 136% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Arizona

Construction Management
$64,128
Criminal Justice
$42,867
Fire Science
$59,092
Forestry
$54,812
Public Administration
$109,330

Fire science professionals in Arizona earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fire Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
17
bachelor
0
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
32
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The number of students graduating from the 19 accredited fire science schools in Arizona is increasing. In 2006, 370 students graduated from fire science courses in Arizona. And in 2010, 574 students graduated.

This represents a 55% increase in the number of fire science degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. 63% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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