Fire Science Schools
In San Francisco, California

In San Francisco, there is only one fire science school where fire science faculty can find employment. The trends in San Francisco'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


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Fire Science Employment

San Francisco 470
California 14,860

Of the 14,860 fire science professionals employed in California, 470 work in San Francisco. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Francisco, there has been a 15% growth in the number of fire science professionals. As the employment for fire science professionals in San Francisco has increased, overall employment in San Francisco has also increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Fire Science employment growth

15,450 17,100 17,500 15,980 14,860
410 740 670 540 470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$85,328 $87,518 $91,233 $86,987 $89,740
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

As the number of fire science professionals in San Francisco has grown, salaries for fire science professionals have also increased. In 2010 San Francisco fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $89,740. The average salary for fire science professionals in San Francisco was $85,328 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Francisco.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in San Francisco

10th percentile
$62,730
25th percentile
$76,693
50th percentile
$89,990
75th percentile
$105,370
90th percentile
$119,330

Fire science professionals in San Francisco make a median yearly salary of $89,990. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $62,730 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $119,330 per year.

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

Criminal Justice
$54,120
Construction Management
$85,300
Fire Science
$89,740
Forestry
$94,600
Public Administration
$121,515

Fire science professional salaries in San Francisco are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in San Francisco

1

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

Fire Science Programs Offered In San Francisco

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in fire science offered by San Francisco's fire science schools.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In San Francisco

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
22
Total29

Approximately 29 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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