Fire Science Schools In New Jersey

Fire Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 11 accredited fire science schools in New Jersey. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science training in New Jersey, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Burlington County College

    601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, New Jersey 08068-1599

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  2. Camden County College

    College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

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  3. County College of Morris

    214 Center Grove Rd, Randolph, New Jersey 07869-2086

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  4. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  5. Mercer County Community College

    1200 Old Trenton Rd, West Windsor, New Jersey 08550-3407

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  6. Middlesex County College

    2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08818-3050

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  7. Ocean County College

    College Drive, Toms River, New Jersey 08754-2001

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  8. Passaic County Community College

    One College Blvd, Paterson, New Jersey 07505-1179

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  9. Salem Community College

    460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point, New Jersey 08069-2799

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  10. Union County College

    1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, New Jersey 07016-1599

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  11. Sussex County Community College

    One College Hill Road, Newton, New Jersey 07860

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Fire Science Employment

New Jersey 5,560
National 154,160

Approximately 4% of the country's fire science professionals work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In New Jersey

5,250 4,840 5,090 5,380 5,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of fire science professionals is growing in New Jersey. 310 more fire science professionals were working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of fire science professionals has grown by 6%. This growth is slower 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 New Jersey

$60,736 $62,752 $65,934 $68,966 $73,606
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to fire science professionals are growing in New Jersey. The mean salary for fire science professionals in 2006 was $60,736 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $73,606 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$48,158
25th percentile
$58,418
50th percentile
$72,600
75th percentile
$88,120
90th percentile
$106,872

Thus, there was a 17% growth in fire science professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In New Jersey state, within the field of fire science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid fire science professionals earn 122% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Construction Management
$78,940
Criminal Justice
$58,336
Fire Science
$73,606
Forestry
$65,908
Public Administration
$98,095

In New Jersey, fire science professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Fire Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
9
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total14

As the number of fire science professionals is increasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited fire science schools in New Jersey state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 25 fire science graduates from fire science courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 58 graduates.

Thus there was a 132% percent increase in the number of fire science school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey. A majority of these graduates, or 64%, graduated with a associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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