Fire Science Schools In Ohio

Ohio has 25 accredited fire science schools where fire science faculty who teach fire science classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science training in Ohio, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Akron Main Campus

    302 Buchtel Common, Akron, Ohio 44325-4702

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  2. Auburn Career Center

    8140 Auburn Rd, Concord Twp, Ohio 44077

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  3. Belmont Technical College

    120 Fox Shannon Place, Saint Clairsville, Ohio 43950

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  4. Butler Tech-D Russel Lee Career Center

    3603 Hamilton Middletown Rd, Hamilton, Ohio 45011

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  5. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus

    2624 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0063

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

    3520 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45223-2690

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  7. Columbus State Community College

    550 E Spring St, Columbus, Ohio 43215

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  8. Cuyahoga Community College District

    700 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2878

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  9. Ehove Career Center

    316 W Mason Rd, Milan, Ohio 44846

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  10. Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development

    3254 E Kemper Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241

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  11. Hocking College

    3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764

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  12. Lakeland Community College

    7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, Ohio 44094-5198

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  13. O C Collins Career Center

    11627 State Rte 243, Chesapeake, Ohio 45619-0000

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  14. Lorain County Community College

    1005 North Abbe Rd, Elyria, Ohio 44035-1691

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  15. Owens Community College

    30335 Oregon Rd, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551

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  16. Sinclair Community College

    444 W. Third St., Dayton, Ohio 45402-1460

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  17. Stark State College of Technology

    6200 Frank Ave NW, North Canton, Ohio 44720

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  18. Knox County Career Center

    306 Martinsburg Rd, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050

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  19. Adult Center for Education

    400 Richards Rd, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

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  20. Delaware Area Career Center

    4565 Columbus Pike, Delaware, Ohio 43015-8969

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  21. Mahoning County Career and Technical Center

    7300 N Palmyra Rd, Canfield, Ohio 44406-9710

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  22. Warren County Career Center

    3525 N St Rt 48, Lebanon, Ohio 45036-1099

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  23. Pike County Joint Vocational School District

    175 Beaver Creek Rd, Piketon, Ohio 45661

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  24. Four County Career Center

    22-900 State Rte 34, Archbold, Ohio 43502

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  25. Tolles Career and Technical Center

    7877 US Hwy 42 S, Plain City, Ohio 43064

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Ohio Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Ohio 5,130
National 154,160

Of all of the fire science professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Ohio state.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Ohio

5,700 6,080 5,890 4,970 5,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Ohio, fire science is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 570 less fire science professionals working in Ohio than there were in 2006. This represents a 10% decline in the field. This decline 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 Ohio

$52,133 $52,465 $53,895 $54,878 $58,705
$44,230 $45,388 $47,259 $48,341 $48,873
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by fire science professionals is increasing in Ohio. In 2006 fire science professionals made a mean salary of $52,133 per year, and in 2010 they made $58,705 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Ohio

10th percentile
$32,738
25th percentile
$43,752
50th percentile
$56,012
75th percentile
$71,550
90th percentile
$84,062

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Ohio, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of fire science. The pay differential between the highest paid fire science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 157%

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Ohio

Construction Management
$62,360
Criminal Justice
$42,863
Fire Science
$58,705
Forestry
$48,652
Public Administration
$89,988

In Ohio, 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 Ohio

associate
13
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
16
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The number of students graduating from the 25 accredited fire science schools in Ohio is increasing. In 2006 there were 356 fire science graduates from fire science courses in Ohio and in 2010 there were 729 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of fire science school degree or certificate graduates in Ohio by 105%. A majority of these graduates, or 52%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Ohio

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