Fire Science Schools
In Gainesville, Florida

Fire Science faculty can choose to work at one of 2 fire science schools in Gainesville. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fire science in the city of Gainesville, which encompasses fire science training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Fire Science
  • Bachelors degree in Fire Science


Professional Trends

Gainesville Vs. Florida Fire Science Employment

Gainesville 80
Florida 12,430

Exactly 80 of Florida's 12,430 fire science professionals work in Gainesville. The number of fire science professionals in Gainesville has grown by 100% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Gainesville has also increased.

Gainesville Vs. Florida Fire Science employment growth

9,790 11,240 10,610 12,000 12,430
40 80 80 130 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Gainesville

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Gainesville

$27,670 $31,600 $30,940 $52,620 $36,900
$36,550 $38,290 $38,380 $41,250 $42,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Gainesville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Gainesville

In Gainesville, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. In 2010 fire science professionals in Gainesville reportedly earned an average salary of $36,900 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Gainesville was $27,670 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Gainesville.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Gainesville

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Gainesville fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $38,910. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,730 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $54,150 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Gainesville

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Gainesville


Many of Gainesville's fire science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited fire science schools in the city.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Gainesville


There is one degree and certificate program in fire science offered by Gainesville's fire science school.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Gainesville


In 2010 approximately 10 students graduated from fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Gainesville, Florida

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