Fire Science Schools
In West Plains, Missouri

The city of West Plains has only one school where fire science faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fire science in the city of West Plains, which encompasses fire science training at the fire science associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

West Plains Vs. Missouri Fire Science Employment

West Plains 30
Missouri 2,020

Exactly 30 of Missouri's 2,020 fire science professionals work in West Plains. Between 2006 and 2010, in West Plains, there has been a 62% decline in the number of fire science professionals. As the employment for fire science professionals in West Plains has decreased, overall employment in West Plains has also decreased.

West Plains Vs. Missouri Fire Science employment growth

2,700 2,490 2,470 1,800 2,020
80 40 40 No data 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: West Plains

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in West Plains

$53,920 $42,580 $43,300 No data $47,840
$27,630 $29,060 $30,100 No data $30,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in West Plains
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Plains

Salaries for fire science professionals in West Plains have decreased. In 2010 West Plains fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $47,840. Fire science professionals in West Plains made a yearly average salary of $53,920, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of fire science professionals in West Plains is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in West Plains

10th percentile
$40,120
25th percentile
$43,230
50th percentile
$47,180
75th percentile
$52,010
90th percentile
$58,050

West Plains fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $47,180. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 45%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,120 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $58,050 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in West Plains

Criminal Justice
$32,538
Fire Science
$47,840
Forestry
$49,073
Construction Management
$50,352
Public Administration
$72,630

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in West Plains

1

Many of West Plains' fire science professionals are graduates of the only accredited fire science school in the city.

Fire Science Programs Offered In West Plains

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in fire science offered by West Plains' fire science school.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In West Plains

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

In 2010 approximately 1 students completed fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in West Plains, Missouri

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