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Fire Science Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

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


Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Fire Science Employment

Atlanta 3,080
Georgia 4,740

Exactly 3,080 of the 4,740 fire science professionals employed in Georgia, work in Atlanta. Between 2006 and 2010, in Atlanta, there has been a 24% decline in the number of fire science professionals. As the employment for fire science professionals in Atlanta has decreased, overall employment in Atlanta has increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Fire Science employment growth

5,700 5,940 5,360 5,040 4,740
4,040 4,140 3,570 3,170 3,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$50,320 $51,403 $54,050 $54,248 $56,368
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

Salaries for fire science professionals in Atlanta have increased. In 2010 fire science professionals in Atlanta reportedly earned an average salary of $56,368 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Atlanta was $50,320 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Atlanta.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Atlanta

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Atlanta fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $55,080. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 123%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,255 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,788 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

On average fire science professional salaries in Atlanta are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Atlanta


There is only one accredited fire science school in the city. Many of Atlanta's fire science professionals are graduates of this school.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Atlanta


Atlanta's fire science school offers one fire science degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Atlanta


Approximately 15 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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