Fire Science Schools
In Colorado Springs, Colorado

There is only one fire science school in Colorado Springs for faculty to choose from. The trends in Colorado Springs' fire science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Springs Vs. Colorado Fire Science Employment

Colorado Springs 170
Colorado 2,840

Exactly 170 of the 2,840 fire science professionals employed in Colorado, work in Colorado Springs. The number of fire science professionals in Colorado Springs has grown by 240% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for fire science professionals in Colorado Springs has increased, overall employment in Colorado Springs has decreased.

Colorado Springs Vs. Colorado Fire Science employment growth

2,090 2,530 2,980 2,980 2,840
50 130 130 90 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Colorado Springs

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Colorado Springs

$53,900 $52,835 $55,935 $69,750 $63,437
$39,190 $40,960 $42,210 $43,790 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Colorado Springs
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Colorado Springs

As the number of fire science professionals in Colorado Springs has grown, salaries for fire science professionals have also increased. In 2010 fire science professionals in Colorado Springs reportedly earned an average salary of $63,437 per year. Fire science professionals in Colorado Springs made a yearly average salary of $53,900, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Colorado Springs.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Colorado Springs

10th percentile
$40,377
25th percentile
$49,730
50th percentile
$60,307
75th percentile
$78,460
90th percentile
$90,900

Fire science professionals in Colorado Springs earn a median salary of $60,307 per year. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,377 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 125% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Colorado Springs

Criminal Justice
$37,980
Forestry
$49,675
Construction Management
$62,598
Fire Science
$63,437
Public Administration
$115,415

Fire science professional salaries in Colorado Springs are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Colorado Springs

1

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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Colorado Springs

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Colorado Springs' fire science schools offer 2 fire science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Colorado Springs

associate
41
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
15
Total56

Approximately 56 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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