Fire Science Schools In Nebraska

Fire Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited fire science schools in Nebraska. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science training in Nebraska, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Schools

  1. Metropolitan Community College Area

    30 & Fort Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68111-1610

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Mid-Plains Community College

    1101 Halligan Drive, North Platte, Nebraska 69101

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  3. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Southeast Community College Area

    301south 68th Street Place, Lincoln, Nebraska 68510-2449

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Nebraska 1,010
National 154,160

Approximately 1% of the country's fire science professionals work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Nebraska

340 690 700 980 1,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of fire science professionals is growing in Nebraska. 670 more fire science professionals were working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nebraska, this field has grown by 197% in four years. This is faster than the trend for fire science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of fire science professionals has grown by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Fire Science VS. All Professions salaries in Nebraska

$52,627 $54,633 $40,410 $62,077 $60,870
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nebraska, as the number of fire science professionals is growing, the salaries earned by fire science professionals are increasing. Fire science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $52,627 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $60,870 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Nebraska

10th percentile
$40,402
25th percentile
$49,600
50th percentile
$60,185
75th percentile
$73,010
90th percentile
$84,250

Thus, there was a 14% growth in fire science professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 109% pay differential between the highest paid fire science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of fire science in Nebraska.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Construction Management
$56,246
Criminal Justice
$41,322
Fire Science
$60,870
Forestry
$54,730
Public Administration
$84,535

Fire science professionals in Nebraska earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited fire science schools in Nebraska is decreasing. In 2006, 57 students graduated from fire science courses in Nebraska. And in 2010, 33 students graduated.

Thus there was a 42% percent decrease in the number of fire science school degree or certificate graduates in Nebraska. Most of these graduates, or 80%, earned an associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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