Fire Science Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

There are 2 fire science schools in Philadelphia for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fire science academic community in Philadelphia, and the future trends. Academia in fire science includes fire science training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Fire Science Employment

Philadelphia 1,990
Pennsylvania 5,430

Exactly 1,990 of Pennsylvania's 5,430 fire science professionals work in Philadelphia. The number of fire science professionals in Philadelphia has grown by 66% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of fire science professionals in Philadelphia has increased, overall employment in Philadelphia has also increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Fire Science employment growth

4,410 4,490 5,060 4,940 5,430
1,200 1,910 2,310 1,750 1,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$49,067 $53,830 $54,433 $51,597 $53,690
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

Salaries for fire science professionals in Philadelphia have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,690 per year was earned by fire science professionals in Philadelphia. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Philadelphia was $49,067 per year. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in Philadelphia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
$33,243
25th percentile
$43,920
50th percentile
$53,520
75th percentile
$60,970
90th percentile
$75,017

Fire science professionals in Philadelphia make a median yearly salary of $53,520. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,243 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $75,017 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Forestry
$49,860
Criminal Justice
$52,019
Fire Science
$53,690
Construction Management
$73,390
Public Administration
$117,137

On average fire science professionals in Philadelphia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Philadelphia.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Philadelphia

2

Many of Philadelphia's fire science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited fire science schools in the city.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Philadelphia

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Philadelphia

associate
1
bachelor
7
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

In 2010 approximately 8 students completed fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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