Fire Science Schools
In San Mateo, California

The city of San Mateo has only one school where fire science faculty can find employment. The trends in San Mateo'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 Mateo Vs. California Fire Science Employment

San Mateo 470
California 14,860

Exactly 470 of the 14,860 fire science professionals employed in California, work in San Mateo. There has been a 15% growth in the number of fire science professionals in San Mateo between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of fire science professionals in San Mateo has increased, overall employment in San Mateo has also increased.

San Mateo 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 Mateo

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in San Mateo

$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 Mateo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Mateo

In San Mateo, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. San Mateo fire science professionals made $89,740 per year, on average, in 2010. Fire science professionals in San Mateo made a yearly average salary of $85,328, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Mateo.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in San Mateo

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90th percentile

San Mateo fire science professionals earn 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 90% higher salaries.

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

Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Fire Science
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in San Mateo


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In San Mateo


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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In San Mateo


In 2010 approximately 49 students graduated from fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in San Mateo, California

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