Fire Science Schools
In Palos Hills, Illinois

In Palos Hills, there is only one fire science school where fire science faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fire science in the city of Palos Hills, which encompasses fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Professional Trends

Palos Hills Vs. Illinois Fire Science Employment

Palos Hills 5,430
Illinois 7,180

Exactly 5,430 of Illinois' 7,180 fire science professionals work in Palos Hills. Between 2006 and 2010, in Palos Hills, there has been a 91% growth in the number of fire science professionals. As the employment for fire science professionals in Palos Hills has increased, overall employment in Palos Hills has also increased.

Palos Hills Vs. Illinois Fire Science employment growth

4,110 4,390 3,870 7,120 7,180
2,840 3,180 5,250 5,520 5,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Palos Hills

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Palos Hills

$63,155 $68,148 $74,320 $77,705 $76,050
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Palos Hills
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palos Hills

In Palos Hills, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. In 2010 Palos Hills fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $76,050. The average salary for fire science professionals in Palos Hills was $63,155 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in Palos Hills is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Palos Hills

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Fire science professionals in Palos Hills earn a median salary of $77,982 per year. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,735 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 102% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Palos Hills

Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Fire Science
Public Administration

Fire science professional salaries in Palos Hills are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Palos Hills


Many of Palos Hills' fire science professionals are graduates of the only accredited fire science school in the city.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Palos Hills


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in fire science offered by Palos Hills' fire science schools.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Palos Hills


Approximately 15 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Palos Hills, Illinois

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