Fire Science Schools In Oklahoma

In Oklahoma, there are 8 accredited schools where fire science classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science training in Oklahoma, which includes 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
  • PhD degree in Fire Science


Schools

  1. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

    107 Whitehurst, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-1015

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

    900 N Portland, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107-6195

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Southwestern Oklahoma State University

    100 Campus Dr, Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096-3098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Tulsa Community College

    6111 E Skelly Dr, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135-6198

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Western Oklahoma State College

    2801 N Main St, Altus, Oklahoma 73521-1397

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Great Plains Technology Center

    4500 W Lee Blvd, Lawton, Oklahoma 73505-8399

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Autry Technology Center

    1201 W Willow, Enid, Oklahoma 73703-2506

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center

    4601 N Choctaw Rd, Choctaw, Oklahoma 73020-9017

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Oklahoma 3,020
National 154,160

Of all of the fire science professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Oklahoma state.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Oklahoma

2,440 2,340 2,350 1,360 3,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of fire science professionals is growing in Oklahoma. In 2010 there were 580 more fire science professionals working in Oklahoma than there were in 2006. This represents a 24% growth in the field. This growth 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 Oklahoma

$42,506 $50,538 $51,780 $46,818 $48,060
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to fire science professionals are growing in Oklahoma. The mean salary for fire science professionals in 2006 was $42,506 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,060 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Oklahoma

10th percentile
$27,782
25th percentile
$35,530
50th percentile
$45,762
75th percentile
$60,892
90th percentile
$72,708

Thus, fire science professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 162% pay differential between the highest paid fire science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of fire science in Oklahoma.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

Construction Management
$52,892
Criminal Justice
$39,512
Fire Science
$48,060
Forestry
$49,486
Public Administration
$71,932

In Oklahoma, 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 Oklahoma

associate
6
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
4
Total13

As the number of fire science professionals is increasing in Oklahoma state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited fire science schools in Oklahoma state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 153 fire science graduates from fire science courses in Oklahoma and in 2010 there were 172 graduates.

This represents a 12% increase in the number of fire science degree or certificate school graduates in Oklahoma state. A majority of these graduates, or 46%, graduated with a associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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