Fire Science Schools
In Sacramento, California

In Sacramento, there are 2 fire science schools 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 Sacramento, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Fire Science Employment

Sacramento 1,280
California 14,860

Exactly 1,280 of the 14,860 fire science professionals employed in California, work in Sacramento. There has been a 17% growth in the number of fire science professionals in Sacramento between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of fire science professionals in Sacramento has increased, overall employment in Sacramento has decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Fire Science employment growth

15,450 17,100 17,500 15,980 14,860
1,090 1,080 1,130 1,150 1,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$66,353 $67,255 $67,465 $71,970 $70,858
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

As the number of fire science professionals in Sacramento has grown, salaries for fire science professionals have also increased. In 2010 Sacramento fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $70,858. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Sacramento was $66,353 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Sacramento.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Sacramento

10th percentile
$44,775
25th percentile
$52,245
50th percentile
$62,062
75th percentile
$87,095
90th percentile
$105,210

Fire science professionals in Sacramento earn a median salary of $62,062 per year. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,775 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 135% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Sacramento

Criminal Justice
$49,878
Fire Science
$70,858
Forestry
$71,663
Construction Management
$77,194
Public Administration
$95,393

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Sacramento

2

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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Sacramento

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in fire science offered by Sacramento's fire science schools.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Sacramento

associate
29
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total36

Approximately 36 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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