Fire Science Schools In New York

New York has 14 accredited fire science schools where fire science faculty who teach fire science classes can find employment. The trends in New York'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


Schools

  1. Broome Community College

    907 Upper Front St, Binghamton, New York 13905

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  2. Corning Community College

    1 Academic Dr, Corning, New York 14830

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  3. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    899 Tenth Ave, New York, New York 10019

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  4. Dutchess Community College

    53 Pendell Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601-1595

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  5. Erie Community College

    121 Ellicott St, Buffalo, New York 14203

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  6. Finger Lakes Community College

    3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua, New York 14424-8395

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  7. Jefferson Community College

    1220 Coffeen St, Watertown, New York 13601-1897

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  8. Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch

    1101 Sherman Dr, Utica, New York 13501-5394

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  9. Monroe Community College

    1000 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, New York 14623

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  10. Nassau Community College

    One Education Dr, Garden City, New York 11530-6793

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  11. Onondaga Community College

    4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, New York 13215-4585

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  12. Rockland Community College

    145 College Rd, Suffern, New York 10901

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  13. Schenectady County Community College

    78 Washington Avenue, Schenectady, New York 12305

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  14. Suffolk County Community College

    533 College Rd, Selden, New York 11784-2899

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Statistics

Professional Trends

New York Vs. National Fire Science Employment

New York 10,840
National 154,160

Of all of the fire science professionals that work in the US, approximately 7% work in New York state.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In New York

5,640 10,280 10,410 11,200 10,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of fire science professionals is growing in New York. In New York, 5,200 more fire science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 92% growth in the field. This growth 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 New York

$51,168 $56,684 $58,906 $62,778 $64,646
$47,100 $51,120 $53,567 $54,837 $56,461
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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As the number of fire science professionals is growing, the salaries paid to fire science professionals are increasing in New York. Fire science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $51,168 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $64,646 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in New York

10th percentile
$44,978
25th percentile
$53,430
50th percentile
$62,790
75th percentile
$74,336
90th percentile
$90,210

Thus, fire science professionals' salaries grew by 21% 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 101% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New York state.

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

Construction Management
$78,326
Criminal Justice
$55,719
Fire Science
$64,646
Forestry
$55,702
Public Administration
$108,515

In New York, fire science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
12
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total17

The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited fire science schools in New York is increasing. In 2006, 87 students graduated from fire science courses in New York. And in 2010, 145 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of fire science school degree or certificate graduates in New York by 67%. 71% of these graduates received a associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in New York

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