Fire Science Schools
In Cedar Rapids, Iowa

In Cedar Rapids, there is only one fire science 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 Cedar Rapids, which encompasses fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

Cedar Rapids Vs. Iowa Fire Science Employment

Cedar Rapids 80
Iowa 900

Exactly 80 of Iowa's 900 fire science professionals work in Cedar Rapids. As the employment for fire science professionals in Cedar Rapids has increased, overall employment in Cedar Rapids has decreased.

Cedar Rapids Vs. Iowa Fire Science employment growth

670 330 720 850 900
No data No data 40 60 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Cedar Rapids

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Cedar Rapids

No data No data $29,150 $34,170 $36,080
$36,200 $38,630 $40,100 $41,070 $41,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Cedar Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cedar Rapids

In 2010 Cedar Rapids fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $36,080. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in Cedar Rapids is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Cedar Rapids

10th percentile
$23,350
25th percentile
$28,490
50th percentile
$33,990
75th percentile
$44,600
90th percentile
$50,250

Fire science professionals in Cedar Rapids make a median yearly salary of $33,990. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 115%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,350 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $50,250 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Cedar Rapids

Forestry
$27,460
Fire Science
$36,080
Criminal Justice
$49,017
Construction Management
$62,872
Public Administration
$82,003

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Cedar Rapids

1

There is only one accredited fire science school in the city. Many of Cedar Rapids' fire science professionals are graduates of this school.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Cedar Rapids

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

Cedar Rapids' fire science schools offer 3 fire science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Cedar Rapids

associate
22
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total23

In 2010 approximately 23 students completed fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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