Fire Science Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

In New Orleans, there is only one fire science school where fire science faculty can find employment. The trends in New Orleans' fire science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Fire Science Employment

New Orleans 1,020
Louisiana 3,120

Exactly 1,020 of the 3,120 fire science professionals employed in Louisiana, work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of fire science professionals in New Orleans has grown by 149%. Overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Fire Science employment growth

2,730 3,060 3,170 3,450 3,120
410 980 930 590 1,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$49,453 $49,350 $45,330 $46,385 $48,550
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

As the number of fire science professionals in New Orleans has grown, salaries for fire science professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $48,550 per year was earned by fire science professionals in New Orleans. Four years earlier in 2006, fire science professionals in New Orleans made an average salary of $49,453 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in New Orleans

10th percentile
$32,538
25th percentile
$38,192
50th percentile
$46,572
75th percentile
$55,618
90th percentile
$69,070

Fire science professionals make a median salary of $46,572 per year in New Orleans. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,538 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $69,070 per year.

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

Criminal Justice
$39,094
Fire Science
$48,550
Forestry
$52,840
Construction Management
$59,558
Public Administration
$80,810

On average fire science professionals in New Orleans earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in New Orleans.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in New Orleans

1

Many of New Orleans' fire science professionals are graduates of the only accredited fire science school in the city.

Fire Science Programs Offered In New Orleans

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

New Orleans' fire science schools offer 2 fire science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In New Orleans

associate
15
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
8
Total23

In 2010 approximately 23 students graduated from fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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