Fire Science Schools
In Asheville, North Carolina

The city of Asheville has only one school where fire science faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fire science in the city of Asheville, which encompasses fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Professional Trends

Asheville Vs. North Carolina Fire Science Employment

Asheville 210
North Carolina 5,370

Exactly 210 of North Carolina's 5,370 fire science professionals work in Asheville. There has been a 163% growth in the number of fire science professionals in Asheville between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of fire science professionals in Asheville has increased, overall employment in Asheville has also increased.

Asheville Vs. North Carolina Fire Science employment growth

4,340 5,050 5,100 3,550 5,370
80 150 250 170 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Asheville

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Asheville

$41,987 $44,095 $47,580 $49,110 $54,170
$33,210 $34,170 $35,050 $36,010 $36,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Asheville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Asheville

As the number of fire science professionals in Asheville has grown, salaries for fire science professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,170 per year was earned by fire science professionals in Asheville. Fire science professionals in Asheville made a yearly average salary of $41,987, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Asheville.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Asheville

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Fire science professionals make a median salary of $53,920 per year in Asheville. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,880 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $74,140 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Asheville

Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Fire Science
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Asheville


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Asheville


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in fire science offered by Asheville's fire science schools.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Asheville


Approximately 5 students completed fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Asheville, North Carolina

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