Fire Science Schools
In Lakewood, Washington

In Lakewood, there are 2 fire science schools where fire science faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science education in Lakewood, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lakewood Vs. Washington Fire Science Employment

Lakewood 250
Washington 3,180

Exactly 250 of Washington State's 3,180 fire science professionals work in Lakewood. The number of fire science professionals in Lakewood has shrunk by 31% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Lakewood has increased.

Lakewood Vs. Washington Fire Science employment growth

3,540 3,950 3,520 3,540 3,180
360 270 260 230 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Lakewood

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Lakewood

$58,190 $77,960 $84,100 $88,410 $68,865
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Lakewood
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lakewood

In Lakewood, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. Lakewood fire science professionals made $68,865 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Lakewood was $58,190 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Lakewood.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Lakewood

10th percentile
$53,280
25th percentile
$59,180
50th percentile
$65,560
75th percentile
$76,550
90th percentile
$95,455

Fire science professionals in Lakewood make a median yearly salary of $65,560. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 79%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $53,280 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $95,455 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Lakewood

Criminal Justice
$55,283
Fire Science
$68,865
Forestry
$74,570
Construction Management
$74,984
Public Administration
$111,600

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Lakewood

2

Many of Lakewood's fire science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited fire science schools in the city.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Lakewood

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total5

Lakewood's fire science schools offer 5 fire science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Lakewood

associate
6
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total8

Approximately 8 students completed fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Lakewood, Washington

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