Fire Science Schools
In Chicago Heights, Illinois

In Chicago Heights, 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 Chicago Heights, which encompasses fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chicago Heights Vs. Illinois Fire Science Employment

Chicago Heights 5,430
Illinois 7,180

Exactly 5,430 of Illinois' 7,180 fire science professionals work in Chicago Heights. There has been a 91% growth in the number of fire science professionals in Chicago Heights between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of fire science professionals in Chicago Heights has increased, overall employment in Chicago Heights has also increased.

Chicago Heights Vs. Illinois Fire Science employment growth

4,110 4,390 3,870 7,120 7,180
2,840 3,180 5,250 5,520 5,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago Heights

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Chicago Heights

$63,155 $68,148 $74,320 $77,705 $76,050
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Chicago Heights
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago Heights

In Chicago Heights, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. Chicago Heights fire science professionals made $76,050 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, fire science professionals in Chicago Heights made an average salary of $63,155 per year. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in Chicago Heights is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Chicago Heights

10th percentile
$50,735
25th percentile
$63,755
50th percentile
$77,982
75th percentile
$92,295
90th percentile
$102,692

Fire science professionals make a median salary of $77,982 per year in Chicago Heights. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,735 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 102% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Chicago Heights

Criminal Justice
$51,288
Forestry
$60,444
Construction Management
$73,018
Fire Science
$76,050
Public Administration
$96,495

On average fire science professionals in Chicago Heights earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Chicago Heights.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Chicago Heights

1

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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Chicago Heights

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Chicago Heights

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
38
Total40

Approximately 40 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Chicago Heights, Illinois

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