Fire Science Schools
In La Plata, Maryland

Fire Science faculty can choose to work at only one fire science school in La Plata. The trends in La Plata's fire science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fire science training at the fire science associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

La Plata Vs. Maryland Fire Science Employment

La Plata 2,710
Maryland 3,390

Exactly 2,710 of the 3,390 fire science professionals employed in Maryland, work in La Plata. There has been a 2% growth in the number of fire science professionals in La Plata between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for fire science professionals in La Plata has increased, overall employment in La Plata has also increased.

La Plata Vs. Maryland Fire Science employment growth

3,620 3,900 3,990 3,990 3,390
2,650 2,780 2,620 2,580 2,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: La Plata

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in La Plata

$62,675 $67,920 $69,223 $71,612 $71,580
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in La Plata
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in La Plata

In La Plata, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $71,580 per year was earned by fire science professionals in La Plata. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in La Plata was $62,675 per year. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in La Plata is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in La Plata

10th percentile
$45,340
25th percentile
$56,328
50th percentile
$71,418
75th percentile
$86,695
90th percentile
$100,208

Fire science professionals in La Plata make a median yearly salary of $71,418. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 121%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $45,340 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $100,208 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in La Plata

Criminal Justice
$59,066
Fire Science
$71,580
Construction Management
$72,586
Forestry
$79,803
Public Administration
$107,553

On average fire science professional salaries in La Plata are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in La Plata

1

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

Fire Science Programs Offered In La Plata

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

La Plata's fire science school offers one fire science degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In La Plata

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

Approximately 3 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in La Plata, Maryland

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