Fire Science Schools
In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The city of Fort Lauderdale has 2 schools where fire science faculty can find employment. The trends in Fort Lauderdale's fire science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fire science training at the fire science associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Fire Science Employment

Fort Lauderdale 1,970
Florida 12,430

Exactly 1,970 of Florida's 12,430 fire science professionals work in Fort Lauderdale. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fort Lauderdale, there has been a 50% growth in the number of fire science professionals. As the employment for fire science professionals in Fort Lauderdale has increased, overall employment in Fort Lauderdale has also increased.

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Fire Science employment growth

9,790 11,240 10,610 12,000 12,430
1,310 1,420 1,560 1,910 1,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Lauderdale

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Fort Lauderdale

$57,038 $63,625 $65,230 $66,415 $65,075
$37,810 $38,990 $40,040 $40,790 $42,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Fort Lauderdale
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Lauderdale

In Fort Lauderdale, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. Fort Lauderdale fire science professionals made $65,075 per year, on average, in 2010. Fire science professionals in Fort Lauderdale made a yearly average salary of $57,038, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fort Lauderdale.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Fort Lauderdale

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Fort Lauderdale fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $63,275. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,478 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $90,785 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Fort Lauderdale

Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Fire Science
Public Administration

On average fire science professionals in Fort Lauderdale earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Fort Lauderdale.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Fort Lauderdale


There are 2 accredited fire science schools in the city. Many of Fort Lauderdale's fire science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Fort Lauderdale


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in fire science offered by Fort Lauderdale's fire science schools.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Fort Lauderdale


Approximately 70 students completed fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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