Fire Science Schools In Kansas

In Kansas, there are 7 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 Kansas, and the future trends in fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


  1. Barton County Community College

    245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530

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  2. Butler Community College

    901 S Haverhill Rd, El Dorado, Kansas 67042-3280

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  3. Dodge City Community College

    2501 N 14th Ave, Dodge City, Kansas 67801-2399

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  4. Garden City Community College

    801 Campus Dr, Garden City, Kansas 67846-6333

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  5. Hutchinson Community College

    1300 N Plum St, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501

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  6. Johnson County Community College

    12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, Kansas 66210-1299

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  7. Kansas City Kansas Community College

    7250 State Ave, Kansas City, Kansas 66112

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Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Kansas 1,360
National 154,160

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

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Kansas

1,200 1,400 1,570 1,380 1,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, fire science is a growing field. 160 more fire science professionals were working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kansas, this field has grown by 13% in four years. This is faster than the trend for fire science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of fire science professionals has grown by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Fire Science VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$49,015 $50,280 $50,730 $51,720 $53,662
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by fire science professionals is increasing in Kansas. Fire science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,015 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $53,662 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Kansas

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Thus, there was a 9% growth in fire science professionals' salaries. 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 120% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Kansas state.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Kansas

Construction Management
Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Public Administration

In Kansas, fire science professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of fire science professionals is increasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited fire science schools in Kansas state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 87 fire science graduates from fire science courses in Kansas and in 2010 there were 70 graduates.

Thus there was a 20% percent decrease in the number of fire science school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas. Most of these graduates, or 62%, earned an associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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