Fire Science Schools In North Carolina

Fire Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 16 accredited fire science schools in North Carolina. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fire science in the state of North Carolina, which encompasses fire science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

    340 Victoria Rd, Asheville, North Carolina 28801-4897

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  2. Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

    2855 Hickory Blvd., Hudson, North Carolina 28638

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  3. Catawba Valley Community College

    2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, North Carolina 28602-0699

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  4. Central Piedmont Community College

    1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

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  5. Cleveland Community College

    137 S Post Rd, Shelby, North Carolina 28152-6224

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  6. Coastal Carolina Community College

    444 Western Blvd, Jacksonville, North Carolina 28546-6816

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  7. Davidson County Community College

    297 Davidson Community College Rd, Thomasville, North Carolina 27360-7385

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  8. Durham Technical Community College

    1637 Lawson St, Durham, North Carolina 27703-5023

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  9. Fayetteville Technical Community College

    2201 Hull Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303-0236

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  10. Fayetteville State University

    1200 Murchison Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301-4298

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  11. Forsyth Technical Community College

    2100 Silas Creek Pky, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27103-5197

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  12. Gaston College

    201 Hwy 321 S, Dallas, North Carolina 28034

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  13. Guilford Technical Community College

    601 High Point Rd, Jamestown, North Carolina 27282

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  14. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

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  15. Wayne Community College

    3000 Wayne Memorial Dr, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27533-8002

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  16. Wilson Community College

    902 Herring Ave, Wilson, North Carolina 27893-3310

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Fire Science Employment

North Carolina 5,370
National 154,160

Approximately 4% of the country's fire science professionals work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In North Carolina

4,340 5,050 5,100 3,550 5,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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Fire Science is a growing field in North Carolina. In North Carolina, 1,030 more fire science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 24% 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 North Carolina

$48,620 $50,423 $52,262 $53,178 $52,710
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In North Carolina, as the number of fire science professionals is growing, the salaries earned by fire science professionals are increasing. The mean salary for fire science professionals in 2006 was $48,620 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $52,710 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$34,942
25th percentile
$41,882
50th percentile
$50,305
75th percentile
$60,750
90th percentile
$73,092

This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In North Carolina state, within the field of fire science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid fire science professionals earn 109% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Construction Management
$59,372
Criminal Justice
$40,959
Fire Science
$52,710
Forestry
$51,330
Public Administration
$111,060

In North Carolina, fire science professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fire Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
16
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
7
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The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited fire science schools in North Carolina is increasing. In North Carolina, there were 139 graduates in 2006. And there were 338 graduates from fire science courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 143% percent increase in the number of fire science school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina. A majority of these graduates, or 62%, graduated with a associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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