Fire Science Schools In Hawaii

Hawaii has 2 accredited fire science schools where fire science faculty who teach fire science classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science training in Hawaii, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


  1. Honolulu Community College

    874 Dillingham Blvd, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817-4598

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Hawaii Community College

    1175 Manono St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Hawaii 740
National 154,160

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

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Hawaii

610 800 820 730 740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Hawaii, fire science is a growing field. There were 130 more fire science professionals working in Hawaii in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of fire science has grown by 21% in Hawaii. This growth is faster than the national trend for fire science professionals which shows a 8% increase in the number of fire science professionals working around the nation.

Fire Science VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$54,307 $60,583 $61,307 $64,250 $64,663
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by fire science professionals is increasing in Hawaii. In 2006 fire science professionals made a mean salary of $54,307 per year, and in 2010 they made $64,663 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Hawaii

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This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 83% pay differential between the highest paid fire science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of fire science in Hawaii.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Construction Management
Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Public Administration

In Hawaii, fire science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited fire science schools in Hawaii is decreasing. In 2006 there were 19 fire science graduates from fire science courses in Hawaii and in 2010 there were 18 graduates.

This represents a 5% decrease in the number of fire science degree or certificate school graduates in Hawaii state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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