Fire Science Schools
In Springfield, Illinois

There is only one fire science school in Springfield for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fire science academic community in Springfield, 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

Springfield Vs. Illinois Fire Science Employment

Springfield 110
Illinois 7,180

Exactly 110 of the 7,180 fire science professionals employed in Illinois, work in Springfield. There has been a 83% growth in the number of fire science professionals in Springfield between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Springfield has also increased.

Springfield Vs. Illinois Fire Science employment growth

4,110 4,390 3,870 7,120 7,180
60 50 130 140 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$55,160 $48,560 $39,395 $43,035 $46,050
$38,260 $40,150 $41,300 $42,900 $44,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

As the number of fire science professionals in Springfield has grown, salaries for fire science professionals have decreased. In 2010 fire science professionals in Springfield reportedly earned an average salary of $46,050 per year. The average salary for fire science professionals in Springfield was $55,160 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Springfield.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Springfield

10th percentile
$35,515
25th percentile
$38,360
50th percentile
$42,690
75th percentile
$48,060
90th percentile
$61,895

Fire science professionals in Springfield earn a median salary of $42,690 per year. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,515 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 74% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Springfield

Fire Science
$46,050
Criminal Justice
$50,895
Forestry
$59,930
Construction Management
$64,363
Public Administration
$74,497

Springfield fire science professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Springfield

1

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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Springfield

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total4

Springfield's fire science schools offer 4 fire science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Springfield

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
42
Total46

In 2010 approximately 46 students completed fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Illinois

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