Fire Science Schools
In Reno, Nevada

In Reno, there is only one fire science school where fire science faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science education in Reno, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Professional Trends

Reno Vs. Nevada Fire Science Employment

Reno 210
Nevada 1,430

Of the 1,430 fire science professionals employed in Nevada, 210 work in Reno. As the employment for fire science professionals in Reno has increased, overall employment in Reno has decreased.

Reno Vs. Nevada Fire Science employment growth

1,490 1,590 1,690 1,760 1,430
No data 320 320 240 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Reno

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Reno

$34,850 $56,000 $58,007 $53,815 $54,840
$37,910 $38,980 $40,110 $41,440 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Reno
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Reno

In Reno, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,840 per year was earned by fire science professionals in Reno. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Reno was $34,850 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Reno.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Reno

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Reno fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $53,670. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,230 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $75,335 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Reno

Fire Science
Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Reno


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Reno


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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Reno


In 2010 approximately 37 students completed fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Reno, Nevada

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