Fire Science Schools
In Schenectady, New York

There is only one fire science school in Schenectady for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science education in Schenectady, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Professional Trends

Schenectady Vs. New York Fire Science Employment

Schenectady 540
New York 10,840

Exactly 540 of the 10,840 fire science professionals employed in New York, work in Schenectady. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of fire science professionals in Schenectady has grown by 54%. As the employment for fire science professionals in Schenectady has increased, overall employment in Schenectady has also increased.

Schenectady Vs. New York Fire Science employment growth

5,640 10,280 10,410 11,200 10,840
350 360 660 420 540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Schenectady

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Schenectady

$52,520 $56,243 $56,638 $57,952 $60,565
$41,090 $42,830 $44,400 $45,310 $46,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Schenectady
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Schenectady

Salaries for fire science professionals in Schenectady have increased. Schenectady fire science professionals made $60,565 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Schenectady was $52,520 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Schenectady.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Schenectady

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Schenectady fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $59,780. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 68%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $45,815 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,068 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Schenectady

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Schenectady


There is only one accredited fire science school in the city. Many of Schenectady's fire science professionals are graduates of this school.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Schenectady


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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Schenectady


Approximately 9 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Schenectady, New York

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