Fire Science Schools
In Tampa, Florida

In Tampa, there is only one fire science 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 Tampa, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tampa Vs. Florida Fire Science Employment

Tampa 1,980
Florida 12,430

Exactly 1,980 of Florida's 12,430 fire science professionals work in Tampa. There has been a 62% growth in the number of fire science professionals in Tampa between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of fire science professionals in Tampa has increased, overall employment in Tampa has also increased.

Tampa Vs. Florida Fire Science employment growth

9,790 11,240 10,610 12,000 12,430
1,220 2,030 2,180 2,380 1,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Tampa

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Tampa

$50,625 $52,573 $53,755 $55,755 $58,198
$36,070 $37,530 $39,140 $40,590 $41,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Tampa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tampa

As the number of fire science professionals in Tampa has grown, salaries for fire science professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,198 per year was earned by fire science professionals in Tampa. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Tampa was $50,625 per year. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in Tampa is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Tampa

10th percentile
$37,325
25th percentile
$46,272
50th percentile
$57,922
75th percentile
$70,210
90th percentile
$80,758

Fire science professionals make a median salary of $57,922 per year in Tampa. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,325 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $80,758 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Tampa

Criminal Justice
$46,962
Forestry
$57,980
Fire Science
$58,198
Construction Management
$62,396
Public Administration
$96,300

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Tampa

1

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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Tampa

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Tampa's fire science schools offer 2 fire science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Tampa

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
188
Total195

In 2010 approximately 195 students graduated from fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Tampa, Florida

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