Fire Science Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

Fire Science faculty can choose to work at one of 2 fire science schools in Birmingham. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fire science academic community in Birmingham, and the future trends. Academia in fire science includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Fire Science Employment

Birmingham 40
Alabama 2,350

Of the 2,350 fire science professionals employed in Alabama, 40 work in Birmingham. As the employment for fire science professionals in Birmingham has increased, overall employment in Birmingham has decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Fire Science employment growth

1,400 1,920 1,980 2,250 2,350
No data 30 30 No data 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

No data $43,240 $44,110 No data $54,690
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

Birmingham fire science professionals made $54,690 per year, on average, in 2010. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Birmingham.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Birmingham

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Birmingham fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,040. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,750 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $71,330 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Birmingham

Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Fire Science
Public Administration

On average fire science professional salaries in Birmingham are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Birmingham


Many of Birmingham's fire science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited fire science schools in the city.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Birmingham


Birmingham's fire science schools offer 3 fire science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Birmingham


Approximately 29 students completed fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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