Fire Science Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The city of Pittsburgh has only one school where fire science faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fire science academic community in Pittsburgh, and the future trends. Academia in fire science includes fire science training at the fire science associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Fire Science Employment

Pittsburgh 1,010
Pennsylvania 5,430

Of the 5,430 fire science professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 1,010 work in Pittsburgh. The number of fire science professionals in Pittsburgh has grown by 432% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of fire science professionals in Pittsburgh has increased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has also increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Fire Science employment growth

4,410 4,490 5,060 4,940 5,430
190 930 1,240 490 1,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$57,250 $52,080 $52,773 $56,250 $51,530
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

In Pittsburgh, salaries for fire science professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,530 per year was earned by fire science professionals in Pittsburgh. Fire science professionals in Pittsburgh made a yearly average salary of $57,250, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Pittsburgh.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$33,067
25th percentile
$42,060
50th percentile
$49,890
75th percentile
$61,043
90th percentile
$73,823

Fire science professionals in Pittsburgh earn a median salary of $49,890 per year. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,067 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 123% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Forestry
$45,895
Criminal Justice
$46,166
Fire Science
$51,530
Construction Management
$62,488
Public Administration
$91,075

Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh

1

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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

In 2010 approximately 7 students completed fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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