Fire Science Schools In Delaware

Delaware has is only one accredited fire science school where fire science faculty who teach fire science classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fire science academic community in Delaware, and the future trends in fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington

    400 Stanton-Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Delaware 370
National 154,160

Approximately 0% of the country's fire science professionals work in Delaware state.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Delaware

260 320 380 160 370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Delaware, the field of fire science is growing. In Delaware, 110 more fire science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of fire science has grown by 42% in Delaware. This growth is faster than the change in the number of fire science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of fire science professionals has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Fire Science VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$53,935 $54,470 $57,737 $59,953 $60,730
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Delaware, as the number of fire science professionals is growing, the salaries earned by fire science professionals are increasing. The mean salary for fire science professionals in 2006 was $53,935 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,730 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Delaware

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Thus, there was a 11% growth in fire science professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Delaware, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of fire science. The pay differential between the highest paid fire science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 96%

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Delaware

Construction Management
Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Public Administration

In Delaware, fire science professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fire Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Delaware


As the number of fire science professionals is increasing in Delaware state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited fire science school in Delaware state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 10 fire science graduates from fire science courses in Delaware and in 2010 there were 10 graduates.

This represents a 0% decrease in the number of fire science degree or certificate school graduates in Delaware state. A majority of these graduates, or 75%, graduated with an associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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