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Fire Science Schools
In Akron, Ohio

The city of Akron 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 Akron, which encompasses fire science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Akron Vs. Ohio Fire Science Employment

Akron 320
Ohio 5,130

Exactly 320 of the 5,130 fire science professionals employed in Ohio, work in Akron. Between 2006 and 2010, in Akron, there has been a 700% growth in the number of fire science professionals. Overall employment in Akron has also increased.

Akron Vs. Ohio Fire Science employment growth

5,700 6,080 5,890 4,970 5,130
40 280 310 310 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Akron

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Akron

$66,240 $56,180 $52,130 $54,687 $52,807
$37,640 $38,750 $40,010 $40,300 $41,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Akron
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Akron

As the number of fire science professionals in Akron has grown, salaries for fire science professionals have decreased. In 2010 Akron fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $52,807. The average salary for fire science professionals in Akron was $66,240 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Akron.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Akron

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Akron fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,877. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,390 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $77,877 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Akron

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Akron


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Akron


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in fire science offered by Akron's fire science schools.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Akron


In 2010 approximately 64 students completed fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Akron, Ohio

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