Fire Science Schools
In Portland, Oregon

There is only one fire science school in Portland for faculty to choose from. The trends in Portland'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

Portland Vs. Oregon Fire Science Employment

Portland 1,400
Oregon 2,150

Of the 2,150 fire science professionals employed in Oregon, 1,400 work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of fire science professionals in Portland has grown by 63%. Overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Fire Science employment growth

1,670 1,880 2,110 2,220 2,150
860 1,110 1,300 1,450 1,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$58,225 $67,348 $67,783 $70,398 $71,540
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

As the number of fire science professionals in Portland has grown, salaries for fire science professionals have also increased. Portland fire science professionals made $71,540 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Portland was $58,225 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Portland

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Fire science professionals in Portland earn a median salary of $71,048 per year. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $52,188 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $97,115 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Portland

Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Fire Science
Public Administration

On average fire science professional salaries in Portland are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Portland


Many of Portland's fire science professionals are graduates of the only accredited fire science school in the city.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Portland


There is one degree and certificate program in fire science offered by Portland's fire science school.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Portland


Approximately 38 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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