Fire Science Schools In Iowa

Iowa has 9 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 Iowa, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Schools

  1. Des Moines Area Community College

    2006 Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, Iowa 50023-3993

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  2. Ellsworth Community College

    1100 College Ave, Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126

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  3. Eastern Iowa Community College District

    306 W River Dr, Davenport, Iowa 52801-1221

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  4. Iowa Central Community College

    One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

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  5. Kirkwood Community College

    6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2068

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  6. North Iowa Area Community College

    500 College Dr, Mason City, Iowa 50401

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  7. Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar

    1625 Hwy 150, Calmar, Iowa 52132-0400

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  8. Western Iowa Tech Community College

    4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51102-5199

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  9. Kaplan University-Davenport Campus

    1801 E Kimberly Rd Ste 1, Davenport, Iowa 52807

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Iowa 900
National 154,160

Approximately 1% of the country's fire science professionals work in Iowa state.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Iowa

670 330 720 850 900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Fire Science is a growing field in Iowa. In 2010 there were 230 more fire science professionals working in Iowa than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of fire science has grown by 34% in Iowa. 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 Iowa

$50,718 $54,203 $52,740 $54,992 $57,915
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to fire science professionals are growing in Iowa. Fire science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $50,718 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $57,915 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$37,225
25th percentile
$45,398
50th percentile
$56,418
75th percentile
$69,990
90th percentile
$83,588

This represents a 12% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Iowa state, within the field of fire science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid fire science professionals earn 125% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Iowa

Construction Management
$57,732
Criminal Justice
$37,640
Fire Science
$57,915
Forestry
$46,330
Public Administration
$71,920

In Iowa, fire science professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
11
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
6
Total17

The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited fire science schools in Iowa is increasing. In 2006 there were 36 fire science graduates from fire science courses in Iowa and in 2010 there were 43 graduates.

This represents a 19% increase in the number of fire science degree or certificate school graduates in Iowa state. 65% of these graduates received an associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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