Fire Science Schools In Missouri

In Missouri, there are 14 accredited schools where fire science classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Missouri's fire science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in fire science includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science
  • Bachelors degree in Fire Science
  • Masters degree in Fire Science


Schools

  1. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

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  2. Columbia College in Columbia on Rogers

    1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, Missouri 65216

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  3. Crowder College

    601 Laclede Ave, Neosho, Missouri 64850

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  4. East Central College

    1964 Prairie Dell Rd, Union, Missouri 63084

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  5. Ozarks Technical Community College

    1001 E. Chestnut Expressway, Springfield, Missouri 65802

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  6. Jefferson College

    1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, Missouri 63050-2440

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  7. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  8. Mineral Area College

    5270 Flat River Road, Park Hills, Missouri 63601-1000

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  9. Hillyard Technical Center

    3434 Faraon St, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64506-5102

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  10. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

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  11. Rolla Technical Institute

    1304 E 10th St, Rolla, Missouri 65401

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  12. Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park

    5600 Oakland Ave, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110

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  13. Missouri State University-West Plains

    128 Garfield Avenue, West Plains, Missouri 65775-2715

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  14. Metropolitan Community College-Blue River

    20301 E 78 Hwy, Independence, Missouri 64057

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Missouri 2,020
National 154,160

Of all of the fire science professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Missouri state.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Missouri

2,700 2,490 2,470 1,800 2,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of fire science professionals is shrinking in Missouri. There were 680 less fire science professionals working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of fire science professionals has shrunk by 25%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of fire science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of fire science professionals has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Fire Science VS. All Professions salaries in Missouri

$54,623 $55,870 $58,342 $55,700 $55,720
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Missouri, as the number of fire science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by fire science professionals are increasing. The mean salary for fire science professionals in 2006 was $54,623 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $55,720 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$35,452
25th percentile
$42,890
50th percentile
$53,230
75th percentile
$66,458
90th percentile
$82,142

This represents a growth in salaries of 2%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Missouri state, within the field of fire science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid fire science professionals earn 132% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Missouri

Construction Management
$62,578
Criminal Justice
$40,054
Fire Science
$55,720
Forestry
$48,474
Public Administration
$81,990

Fire science professionals in Missouri earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fire Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Missouri

associate
10
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
7
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As the number of fire science professionals is decreasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 14 accredited fire science schools in Missouri state is decreasing. In Missouri, there were 194 graduates in 2006. And there were 60 graduates from fire science courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 69% percent decrease in the number of fire science school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri. 50% of these graduates received a associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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