Fire Science Schools
In Richmond, Kentucky

There is only one fire science school in Richmond for faculty to choose from. The trends in Richmond'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 bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Richmond Vs. Kentucky Fire Science Employment

Richmond 70
Kentucky 1,730

Exactly 70 of Kentucky's 1,730 fire science professionals work in Richmond. The number of fire science professionals in Richmond has shrunk by 36% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of fire science professionals in Richmond has decreased, overall employment in Richmond has increased.

Richmond Vs. Kentucky Fire Science employment growth

2,100 2,110 1,990 1,970 1,730
110 50 40 No data 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Richmond

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Richmond

$47,395 $41,660 $42,010 No data $39,460
$31,940 $32,670 $34,130 No data $35,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Richmond
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Richmond

In Richmond, salaries for fire science professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $39,460 per year was earned by fire science professionals in Richmond. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Richmond was $47,395 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Richmond.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Richmond

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Richmond fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $34,720. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,150 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $58,240 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Richmond

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Richmond


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Richmond


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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Richmond


In 2010 approximately 47 students completed fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Richmond, Kentucky

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