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Fire Science Schools
In Aurora, Colorado

Fire Science faculty can choose to work at only one fire science school in Aurora. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fire science in the city of Aurora, which encompasses fire science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Aurora Vs. Colorado Fire Science Employment

Aurora 1,430
Colorado 2,840

Exactly 1,430 of Colorado's 2,840 fire science professionals work in Aurora. Between 2006 and 2010, in Aurora, there has been a 165% growth in the number of fire science professionals. As the number of fire science professionals in Aurora has increased, overall employment in Aurora has also increased.

Aurora Vs. Colorado Fire Science employment growth

2,090 2,530 2,980 2,980 2,840
540 1,030 610 840 1,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Aurora

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Aurora

$62,403 $63,215 $64,550 $68,240 $66,615
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Aurora
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Aurora

As the number of fire science professionals in Aurora has grown, salaries for fire science professionals have also increased. In 2010 Aurora fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $66,615. The average salary for fire science professionals in Aurora was $62,403 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Aurora.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Aurora

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Fire science professionals in Aurora earn a median salary of $66,012 per year. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,318 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 87% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Aurora

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Aurora


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Aurora


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in fire science offered by Aurora's fire science schools.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Aurora


In 2010 approximately 6 students completed fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Aurora, Colorado

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