Fire Science Schools
In Kansas City, Kansas

Fire Science faculty can choose to work at only one fire science school in Kansas City. The trends in Kansas City's fire science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Kansas Fire Science Employment

Kansas City 890
Kansas 1,360

Exactly 890 of the 1,360 fire science professionals employed in Kansas, work in Kansas City. There has been a 14% decline in the number of fire science professionals in Kansas City between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of fire science professionals in Kansas City has decreased, overall employment in Kansas City has increased.

Kansas City Vs. Kansas Fire Science employment growth

1,200 1,400 1,570 1,380 1,360
1,030 1,150 1,240 860 890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$53,348 $53,600 $55,735 $56,800 $58,070
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

In Kansas City, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,070 per year was earned by fire science professionals in Kansas City. Four years earlier in 2006, fire science professionals in Kansas City made an average salary of $53,348 per year. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in Kansas City is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Kansas City

10th percentile
$35,002
25th percentile
$47,198
50th percentile
$57,415
75th percentile
$69,862
90th percentile
$82,022

Fire science professionals in Kansas City earn a median salary of $57,415 per year. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 134%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,002 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,022 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Kansas City

Criminal Justice
$43,064
Forestry
$54,885
Fire Science
$58,070
Construction Management
$63,568
Public Administration
$87,913

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Kansas City

1

There is only one accredited fire science school in the city. Many of Kansas City's fire science professionals are graduates of this school.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Kansas City

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Kansas City's fire science schools offer 2 fire science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Kansas City

associate
12
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total12

In 2010 approximately 12 students graduated from fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Kansas

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