Fire Science Schools In Texas

In Texas, there are 33 accredited schools where fire science classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fire science academic community in Texas, and the future trends in fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science
  • Bachelors degree in Fire Science


Schools

  1. Amarillo College

    2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, Texas 79109

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  2. Angelina College

    3500 South First, Lufkin, Texas 75902-1768

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  3. Austin Community College District

    5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, Texas 78752

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  4. Blinn College

    902 College Ave, Brenham, Texas 77833-4098

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  5. Central Texas College

    6200 West Central Texas Expressway, Killeen, Texas 76549-4199

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  6. Cisco College

    101 College Heights, Cisco, Texas 76437

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  7. Del Mar College

    101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897

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  8. El Paso Community College

    919 Hunter Drive, El Paso, Texas 79915-1908

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  9. Trinity Valley Community College

    100 Cardinal Drive, Athens, Texas 75751

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  10. Hill College

    112 Lamar Dr, Hillsboro, Texas 76645

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  11. Houston Community College

    3100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

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  12. Kilgore College

    1100 Broadway, Kilgore, Texas 75662-3299

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  13. Laredo Community College

    West End Washington St, Laredo, Texas 78040-4395

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  14. College of the Mainland

    1200 Amburn Road, Texas City, Texas 77591-2499

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  15. McLennan Community College

    1400 College Dr, Waco, Texas 76708

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  16. Midland College

    3600 N Garfield, Midland, Texas 79705

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  17. Navarro College

    3200 W 7th Avenue, Corsicana, Texas 75110

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  18. Lone Star College System

    5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381-4399

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  19. Northeast Texas Community College

    2886 FM 1735, Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455

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  20. Northwood University in Cedar Hill

    1114 W FM 1382, Cedar Hill, Texas 75104-1204

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  21. Odessa College

    201 W University, Odessa, Texas 79764

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  22. San Antonio College

    1300 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78212-4299

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  23. San Jacinto Community College

    8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, Texas 77501-2007

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  24. South Plains College

    1401 S. College Ave, Levelland, Texas 79336

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  25. Tarrant County College District

    1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6524

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  26. Temple College

    2600 S 1st St, Temple, Texas 76504-7435

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  27. Texas State Technical College-West Texas

    300 Homer K. Taylor Drive, Sweetwater, Texas 79556

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  28. Vernon College

    4400 College Dr., Vernon, Texas 76384-4092

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  29. Victoria College

    2200 E Red River, Victoria, Texas 77901

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  30. Weatherford College

    225 College Park Drive, Weatherford, Texas 76086-5699

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  31. Wharton County Junior College

    911 Boling Hwy, Wharton, Texas 77488

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  32. Collin County Community College District

    3452 Spur 399, McKinney, Texas 75069

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  33. Lamar Institute of Technology

    855 E Lavaca, Beaumont, Texas 77705

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Texas 12,040
National 154,160

Of all of the fire science professionals that work in the US, approximately 8% work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Texas

9,030 9,220 9,560 12,390 12,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Texas, fire science is a growing field. In 2010 there were 3,010 more fire science professionals working in Texas than there were in 2006. Thus, in Texas, this field has grown by 33% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of fire science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of fire science professionals has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Fire Science VS. All Professions salaries in Texas

$53,080 $55,585 $54,932 $58,865 $60,220
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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As the number of fire science professionals is growing, the salaries paid to fire science professionals are increasing in Texas. Fire science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $53,080 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $60,220 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$38,090
25th percentile
$47,310
50th percentile
$58,810
75th percentile
$71,255
90th percentile
$84,962

This represents a 12% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Texas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of fire science. The pay differential between the highest paid fire science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 123%

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Texas

Construction Management
$60,454
Criminal Justice
$45,659
Fire Science
$60,220
Forestry
$49,134
Public Administration
$90,572

In Texas, fire science professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Fire Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Texas

associate
23
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
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Certificate
38
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The number of students graduating from the 33 accredited fire science schools in Texas is increasing. In Texas, there were 1,026 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,120 graduates from fire science courses in 2010.

This represents a 9% increase in the number of fire science degree or certificate school graduates in Texas state. A majority of these graduates, or 61%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Texas

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