Fire Science Schools
In Bedford, Massachusetts

There is only one fire science school in Bedford for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fire science in the city of Bedford, which encompasses fire science training at the fire science associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bedford Vs. Massachusetts Fire Science Employment

Bedford 2,850
Massachusetts 5,030

Of the 5,030 fire science professionals employed in Massachusetts, 2,850 work in Bedford. There has been a 40% growth in the number of fire science professionals in Bedford between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Bedford has also increased.

Bedford Vs. Massachusetts Fire Science employment growth

4,100 5,000 5,350 5,660 5,030
2,040 2,390 2,630 3,030 2,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Bedford

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Bedford

$66,935 $70,280 $70,863 $71,112 $71,618
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Bedford
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bedford

As the number of fire science professionals in Bedford has grown, salaries for fire science professionals have also increased. In 2010 Bedford fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $71,618. Four years earlier in 2006, fire science professionals in Bedford made an average salary of $66,935 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Bedford.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Bedford

10th percentile
$47,950
25th percentile
$57,395
50th percentile
$70,088
75th percentile
$85,160
90th percentile
$99,768

Fire science professionals in Bedford make a median yearly salary of $70,088. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 108%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $47,950 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $99,768 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Bedford

Criminal Justice
$51,022
Forestry
$56,050
Fire Science
$71,618
Construction Management
$75,216
Public Administration
$119,270

Bedford fire science professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Bedford

1

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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Bedford

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Bedford

associate
29
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total29

Approximately 29 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Bedford, Massachusetts

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