Fire Science Schools
In South Portland, Maine

There is only one fire science school in South Portland for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fire science academic community in South Portland, and the future trends. Academia in fire science includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

South Portland Vs. Maine Fire Science Employment

South Portland 170
Maine 600

Exactly 170 of Maine's 600 fire science professionals work in South Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of fire science professionals in South Portland has grown by 183%. As the employment for fire science professionals in South Portland has increased, overall employment in South Portland has also increased.

South Portland Vs. Maine Fire Science employment growth

420 710 910 440 600
60 270 410 170 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: South Portland

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in South Portland

$47,420 $46,790 $55,560 $52,420 $54,267
$38,320 $39,800 $40,830 $41,620 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in South Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in South Portland

In South Portland, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,267 per year was earned by fire science professionals in South Portland. Fire science professionals in South Portland made a yearly average salary of $47,420, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in South Portland is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in South Portland

10th percentile
$33,500
25th percentile
$44,053
50th percentile
$53,147
75th percentile
$66,170
90th percentile
$76,110

Fire science professionals in South Portland make a median yearly salary of $53,147. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 127%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,500 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $76,110 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in South Portland

Criminal Justice
$41,600
Fire Science
$54,267
Forestry
$56,590
Construction Management
$57,358
Public Administration
$82,527

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in South Portland

1

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

Fire Science Programs Offered In South Portland

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in fire science offered by South Portland's fire science school.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In South Portland

associate
34
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total34

In 2010 approximately 34 students graduated from fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in South Portland, Maine

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