Fire Science Schools In New Mexico

Fire Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 8 accredited fire science schools in New Mexico. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science training in New Mexico, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Schools

  1. Central New Mexico Community College

    525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  2. Clovis Community College

    417 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, New Mexico 88101-8381

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  3. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus

    52 University Blvd, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-6000

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  4. New Mexico Junior College

    5317 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

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  5. New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

    2400 North Scenic Drive, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310

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  6. Northern New Mexico College

    921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, New Mexico 87532

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  7. San Juan College

    4601 College Blvd, Farmington, New Mexico 87402-4699

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  8. Luna Community College

    Hot Springs Blvd, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Fire Science Employment

New Mexico 970
National 154,160

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

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In New Mexico

1,150 980 940 1,070 970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of fire science professionals is shrinking in New Mexico. In New Mexico, 180 less fire science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Mexico, this field has shrunk by 16% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for fire science professionals which shows a 8% increase in the number of fire science professionals working around the nation.

Fire Science VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$45,070 $48,343 $52,080 $54,520 $58,662
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to fire science professionals are growing in New Mexico. Fire science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $45,070 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $58,662 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$37,990
25th percentile
$46,742
50th percentile
$58,210
75th percentile
$70,680
90th percentile
$81,600

Thus, fire science professionals' salaries grew by 23% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of fire science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid fire science professionals earning 115% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Mexico state.

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

Construction Management
$57,208
Criminal Justice
$40,963
Fire Science
$58,662
Forestry
$48,742
Public Administration
$98,203

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total11

As the number of fire science professionals is decreasing in New Mexico state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited fire science schools in New Mexico state is increasing. In 2006 there were 15 fire science graduates from fire science courses in New Mexico and in 2010 there were 26 graduates.

This represents a 73% increase in the number of fire science degree or certificate school graduates in New Mexico state. 64% of these graduates received an associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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