Fire Science Schools
In Olympia, Washington

The city of Olympia has only one school where fire science faculty can find employment. The trends in Olympia's fire science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fire science training at the fire science associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Olympia Vs. Washington Fire Science Employment

Olympia 110
Washington 3,180

Of the 3,180 fire science professionals employed in Washington State, 110 work in Olympia. There has been a 83% growth in the number of fire science professionals in Olympia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of fire science professionals in Olympia has increased, overall employment in Olympia has also increased.

Olympia Vs. Washington Fire Science employment growth

3,540 3,950 3,520 3,540 3,180
60 80 90 110 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Olympia

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Olympia

$68,630 $73,430 $89,520 $88,090 $89,420
$40,840 $42,390 $44,440 $45,570 $46,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Olympia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Olympia

As the number of fire science professionals in Olympia has grown, salaries for fire science professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $89,420 per year was earned by fire science professionals in Olympia. The average salary for fire science professionals in Olympia was $68,630 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in Olympia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Olympia

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Olympia fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $87,970. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 87%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $66,590 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $124,420 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Olympia

Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Fire Science
Public Administration

Olympia fire science professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Olympia


There is only one accredited fire science school in the city. Many of Olympia's fire science professionals are graduates of this school.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Olympia


Olympia's fire science school offers one fire science degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Olympia


Approximately 12 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Olympia, Washington

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