Fire Science Schools
In Springfield, Massachusetts

The city of Springfield has only one school where fire science faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science education in Springfield, which includes fire science training at the fire science associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Massachusetts Fire Science Employment

Springfield 390
Massachusetts 5,030

Of the 5,030 fire science professionals employed in Massachusetts, 390 work in Springfield. The number of fire science professionals in Springfield has grown by 15% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of fire science professionals in Springfield has increased, overall employment in Springfield has also increased.

Springfield Vs. Massachusetts Fire Science employment growth

4,100 5,000 5,350 5,660 5,030
340 220 190 430 390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$56,345 $57,333 $60,537 $58,377 $53,730
$39,790 $40,910 $42,280 $43,250 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

In Springfield, salaries for fire science professionals have decreased. Springfield fire science professionals made $53,730 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Springfield was $56,345 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Springfield.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Springfield

10th percentile
$30,453
25th percentile
$43,850
50th percentile
$53,723
75th percentile
$64,507
90th percentile
$74,923

Fire science professionals make a median salary of $53,723 per year in Springfield. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,453 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 146% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Springfield

Criminal Justice
$49,160
Fire Science
$53,730
Construction Management
$64,614
Forestry
$71,765
Public Administration
$110,390

On average fire science professionals in Springfield earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Springfield.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Springfield

1

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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Springfield

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Springfield's fire science school offers one fire science degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Springfield

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

In 2010 approximately 5 students graduated from fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Massachusetts

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