Fire Science Schools
In Louisville, Kentucky

Fire Science faculty can choose to work at only one fire science school in Louisville. The trends in Louisville's fire science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisville Vs. Kentucky Fire Science Employment

Louisville 560
Kentucky 1,730

Exactly 560 of Kentucky's 1,730 fire science professionals work in Louisville. The number of fire science professionals in Louisville has shrunk by 43% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for fire science professionals in Louisville has decreased, overall employment in Louisville has increased.

Louisville Vs. Kentucky Fire Science employment growth

2,100 2,110 1,990 1,970 1,730
980 950 770 660 560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Louisville

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Louisville

$47,250 $50,413 $54,750 $58,210 $56,277
$35,730 $37,410 $38,920 $39,970 $40,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Louisville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Louisville

As the number of fire science professionals in Louisville has shrunk, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. In 2010 Louisville fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,277. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Louisville was $47,250 per year. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in Louisville is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Louisville

10th percentile
$39,363
25th percentile
$46,563
50th percentile
$53,803
75th percentile
$65,170
90th percentile
$79,447

Fire science professionals in Louisville earn a median salary of $53,803 per year. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,363 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 102% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Louisville

Criminal Justice
$40,461
Construction Management
$55,832
Fire Science
$56,277
Forestry
$60,530
Public Administration
$90,108

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Louisville

1

Many of Louisville's fire science professionals are graduates of the only accredited fire science school in the city.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Louisville

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in fire science offered by Louisville's fire science schools.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Louisville

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total6

In 2010 approximately 6 students completed fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Louisville, Kentucky

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