Fire Science Schools
In Palm Desert, California

There is only one fire science school in Palm Desert for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fire science in the city of Palm Desert, which encompasses fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Fire Science Employment

Palm Desert 1,460
California 14,860

Exactly 1,460 of California's 14,860 fire science professionals work in Palm Desert. Between 2006 and 2010, in Palm Desert, there has been a 57% growth in the number of fire science professionals. As the employment for fire science professionals in Palm Desert has increased, overall employment in Palm Desert has also increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Fire Science employment growth

15,450 17,100 17,500 15,980 14,860
930 1,220 1,360 1,330 1,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$56,948 $58,058 $61,733 $64,598 $63,353
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

Salaries for fire science professionals in Palm Desert have increased. In 2010 fire science professionals in Palm Desert reportedly earned an average salary of $63,353 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Palm Desert was $56,948 per year. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in Palm Desert is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Palm Desert

10th percentile
$44,805
25th percentile
$49,072
50th percentile
$56,575
75th percentile
$76,135
90th percentile
$92,222

Fire science professionals in Palm Desert earn a median salary of $56,575 per year. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 106%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $44,805 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $92,222 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

Criminal Justice
$59,433
Fire Science
$63,353
Forestry
$66,547
Construction Management
$76,802
Public Administration
$93,885

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Palm Desert

1

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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Palm Desert

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Palm Desert's fire science schools offer 2 fire science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Palm Desert

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total9

Approximately 9 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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