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The city of Aptos has only one school where fire science faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fire science academic community in Aptos, and the future trends. Academia in fire science includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Professional Trends

Aptos Vs. California Fire Science Employment

Aptos 70
California 14,860

Exactly 70 of California's 14,860 fire science professionals work in Aptos. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of fire science professionals in Aptos has grown by 17%. As the employment for fire science professionals in Aptos has increased, overall employment in Aptos has also increased.

Aptos Vs. California Fire Science employment growth

15,450 17,100 17,500 15,980 14,860
60 60 60 70 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Aptos

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Aptos

$64,190 $65,910 $64,970 $60,105 $62,815
$41,940 $43,260 $45,230 $45,870 $46,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Aptos
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Aptos

As the number of fire science professionals in Aptos has grown, salaries for fire science professionals have decreased. In 2010 Aptos fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,815. Four years earlier in 2006, fire science professionals in Aptos made an average salary of $64,190 per year. The decline in the salary of fire science professionals in Aptos is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Aptos

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Aptos fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,410. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 167%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,285 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $110,055 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Aptos

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

Aptos 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 Aptos


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Aptos


Aptos' fire science schools offer 2 fire science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Aptos


Approximately 37 students completed fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Aptos, California

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