Fire Science Schools
In Washington DC

There is only one fire science school in Washington for faculty to choose from. The trends in Washington's fire science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Fire Science Employment

Washington DC 2,710
Washington DC 120

Exactly 2,710 of Washington DC's 120 fire science professionals work in Washington. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of fire science professionals in Washington has grown by 2%. Overall employment in Washington has also increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Fire Science employment growth

80 160 160 170 120
2,650 2,780 2,620 2,580 2,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$62,675 $67,920 $69,223 $71,612 $71,580
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

In Washington, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. In 2010 Washington fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $71,580. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Washington was $62,675 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Washington.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Washington DC

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Washington fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $71,418. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 121%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $45,340 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $100,208 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

Washington 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 Washington DC


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Washington DC


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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Washington DC


Approximately 8 students completed fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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