Fire Science Schools In Georgia

In Georgia, there are 16 accredited schools where fire science classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fire science academic community in Georgia, and the future trends in fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Schools

  1. Albany Technical College

    1704 South Slappey Boulevard, Albany, Georgia 31701

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  2. Atlanta Technical College

    1560 Metropolitan Pky SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30310-4446

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  3. Augusta Technical College

    3200 Augusta Tech Drive, Augusta, Georgia 30906

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  4. West Georgia Technical College

    176 Murphy Campus Blvd., Waco, Georgia 30182

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  5. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

    One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, Georgia 30161

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  6. Southern Crescent Technical College

    501 Varsity Rd, Griffin, Georgia 30223-2042

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  7. Lanier Technical College

    2990 Landrum Education Dr, Oakwood, Georgia 30566

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  8. Central Georgia Technical College

    3300 Macon Tech Dr, Macon, Georgia 31206

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  9. Chattahoochee Technical College

    980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE, Marietta, Georgia 30060-3300

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  10. Moultrie Technical College

    800 Veterans Parkway North, Moultrie, Georgia 31788

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  11. North Georgia Technical College

    1500 Georgia Hwy 197 N, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523

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  12. Reinhardt University

    7300 Reinhardt Circle, Waleska, Georgia 30183-2981

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  13. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

    4089 Val Tech Rd, Valdosta, Georgia 31602

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  14. Georgia Perimeter College

    3251 Panthersville Rd, Decatur, Georgia 30034-3832

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  15. Dekalb Technical College

    495 N Indian Creek Dr, Clarkston, Georgia 30021-2397

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  16. Ogeechee Technical College

    One Joe Kennedy Blvd, Statesboro, Georgia 30458

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Georgia 4,740
National 154,160

Of all of the fire science professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Georgia.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Georgia

5,700 5,940 5,360 5,040 4,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of fire science professionals is shrinking in Georgia. In Georgia, 960 less fire science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of fire science professionals has shrunk by 17%. This decline 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 Georgia

$46,392 $46,398 $47,900 $48,704 $49,736
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to fire science professionals are growing in Georgia. Fire science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,392 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $49,736 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$32,898
25th percentile
$39,540
50th percentile
$47,888
75th percentile
$59,050
90th percentile
$71,442

This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of fire science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid fire science professionals earning 117% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Georgia state.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Georgia

Construction Management
$58,934
Criminal Justice
$36,334
Fire Science
$49,736
Forestry
$45,520
Public Administration
$85,952

Fire science professionals in Georgia earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
9
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
18
Total27

The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited fire science schools in Georgia is increasing. In 2006 there were 233 fire science graduates from fire science courses in Georgia and in 2010 there were 341 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of fire science school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia by 46%. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned an undergraduate certificate in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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