Fire Science Schools
In Las Vegas, Nevada

The city of Las Vegas has only one school where fire science faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fire science in the city of Las Vegas, which encompasses fire science training at the fire science associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Fire Science Employment

Las Vegas 940
Nevada 1,430

Exactly 940 of the 1,430 fire science professionals employed in Nevada, work in Las Vegas. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of fire science professionals in Las Vegas has shrunk by 8%. As the number of fire science professionals in Las Vegas has decreased, overall employment in Las Vegas has also decreased.

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Fire Science employment growth

1,490 1,590 1,690 1,760 1,430
1,020 1,140 1,190 1,280 940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Las Vegas

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Las Vegas

$61,020 $63,735 $68,183 $74,378 $75,643
$35,510 $37,020 $38,720 $40,070 $40,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Las Vegas
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Vegas

Salaries for fire science professionals in Las Vegas have increased. Las Vegas fire science professionals made $75,643 per year, on average, in 2010. Fire science professionals in Las Vegas made a yearly average salary of $61,020, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Las Vegas.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Las Vegas

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Fire science professionals in Las Vegas make a median yearly salary of $75,165. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $51,155 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $105,282 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Las Vegas

Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Fire Science
Public Administration

Fire science professional salaries in Las Vegas are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Las Vegas


Many of Las Vegas' fire science professionals are graduates of the only accredited fire science school in the city.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Las Vegas


Las Vegas' fire science school offers one fire science degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Las Vegas


In 2010 approximately 10 students completed fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada

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