Fire Science Schools
In San Diego, California

Fire Science faculty can choose to work at only one fire science school in San Diego. The trends in San Diego's fire science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Fire Science Employment

San Diego 860
California 14,860

Exactly 860 of California's 14,860 fire science professionals work in San Diego. There has been a 36% decline in the number of fire science professionals in San Diego between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in San Diego has increased.

San Diego Vs. California Fire Science employment growth

15,450 17,100 17,500 15,980 14,860
1,340 1,040 1,030 920 860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$62,993 $69,223 $68,165 $71,692 $69,410
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

In San Diego, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $69,410 per year was earned by fire science professionals in San Diego. Four years earlier in 2006, fire science professionals in San Diego made an average salary of $62,993 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Diego.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in San Diego

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Fire science professionals make a median salary of $67,625 per year in San Diego. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,598 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $97,965 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in San Diego

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

On average fire science professionals in San Diego earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in San Diego.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in San Diego


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In San Diego


San Diego's fire science schools offer 3 fire science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In San Diego


Approximately 120 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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