Fire Science Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

The city of Lexington has only one school where fire science faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fire science academic community in Lexington, and the future trends. Academia in fire science includes fire science training at the fire science associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Fire Science Employment

Lexington 140
Kentucky 1,730

Exactly 140 of the 1,730 fire science professionals employed in Kentucky, work in Lexington. The number of fire science professionals in Lexington has grown by 250% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for fire science professionals in Lexington has increased, overall employment in Lexington has also increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Fire Science employment growth

2,100 2,110 1,990 1,970 1,730
40 310 130 120 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$47,840 $35,480 $37,260 $57,290 $55,673
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

In Lexington, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. In 2010 fire science professionals in Lexington reportedly earned an average salary of $55,673 per year. The average salary for fire science professionals in Lexington was $47,840 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Lexington.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Lexington

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Fire science professionals make a median salary of $55,590 per year in Lexington. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,230 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $82,293 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Lexington

Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Fire Science
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Lexington


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Lexington


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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Lexington


Approximately 7 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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