Fire Science Schools
In Merced, California

There is only one fire science school in Merced for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science education in Merced, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Professional Trends

Merced Vs. California Fire Science Employment

Merced 30
California 14,860

Of the 14,860 fire science professionals employed in California, 30 work in Merced. Overall employment in Merced has also increased.

Merced Vs. California Fire Science employment growth

15,450 17,100 17,500 15,980 14,860
No data No data No data 30 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Merced

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Merced

No data No data No data $78,170 $72,070
$35,130 $36,210 $37,520 $38,040 $39,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Merced
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Merced

Merced fire science professionals made $72,070 per year, on average, in 2010. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Merced.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Merced

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Merced fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $53,370. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 116%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $53,350 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $115,000 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Merced

Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Fire Science
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Merced


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Merced


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in fire science offered by Merced's fire science schools.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Merced


Approximately 11 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Merced, California

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