Fire Science Schools In Kentucky

In Kentucky, there are 11 accredited schools where fire science classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science training in Kentucky, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science
  • Bachelors degree in Fire Science


Schools

  1. Ashland Community and Technical College

    1400 College Drive, Ashland, Kentucky 41101-3683

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  2. Bluegrass Community and Technical College

    470 Cooper Drive, Lexington, Kentucky 40506

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  3. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  4. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    600 College Street Rd, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701-3081

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  5. Hazard Community and Technical College

    One Community College Drive, Hazard, Kentucky 41701-2402

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  6. Jefferson Community and Technical College

    109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2005

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  7. Madisonville Community College

    2000 College Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431-9199

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  8. Gateway Community and Technical College

    500 Technology Way, Florence, Kentucky 41042

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  9. Big Sandy Community and Technical College

    One Bert Combs Dr, Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653

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  10. Somerset Community College

    808 Monticello Street, Somerset, Kentucky 42501-2973

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  11. Owensboro Community and Technical College

    4800 New Hartford Rd, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Kentucky 1,730
National 154,160

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

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Kentucky

2,100 2,110 1,990 1,970 1,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Fire Science is a shrinking field in Kentucky. In Kentucky, 370 less fire science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of fire science has shrunk by 18% in Kentucky. This decline 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 Kentucky

$44,550 $47,263 $49,365 $51,332 $51,722
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of fire science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by fire science professionals are increasing. Fire science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $44,550 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $51,722 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$31,242
25th percentile
$39,330
50th percentile
$50,592
75th percentile
$63,808
90th percentile
$74,495

Thus, fire science professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Kentucky state, within the field of fire science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid fire science professionals earn 138% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Construction Management
$54,568
Criminal Justice
$35,909
Fire Science
$51,722
Forestry
$49,382
Public Administration
$83,607

In Kentucky, 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 Kentucky

associate
10
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
9
Total20

The number of students graduating from the 11 accredited fire science schools in Kentucky is increasing. In 2006, 77 students graduated from fire science courses in Kentucky. And in 2010, 103 students graduated.

Thus there was a 34% percent increase in the number of fire science school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky. 50% of these graduates received a associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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