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Fire Science Schools
In Charlotte, North Carolina

There are 2 fire science schools in Charlotte for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fire science academic community in Charlotte, and the future trends. Academia in fire science includes fire science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Fire Science Employment

Charlotte 1,370
North Carolina 5,370

Of the 5,370 fire science professionals employed in North Carolina, 1,370 work in Charlotte. There has been a 32% growth in the number of fire science professionals in Charlotte between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for fire science professionals in Charlotte has increased, overall employment in Charlotte has also increased.

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Fire Science employment growth

4,340 5,050 5,100 3,550 5,370
1,040 1,330 1,540 1,560 1,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Charlotte

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Charlotte

$51,750 $55,270 $56,145 $56,988 $55,050
$39,710 $41,200 $42,490 $43,890 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Charlotte
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charlotte

As the number of fire science professionals in Charlotte has grown, salaries for fire science professionals have also increased. Charlotte fire science professionals made $55,050 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Charlotte was $51,750 per year. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in Charlotte is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Charlotte

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Fire science professionals make a median salary of $53,830 per year in Charlotte. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 86%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,645 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $73,645 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Charlotte

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Charlotte


Many of Charlotte's fire science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited fire science schools in the city.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Charlotte


Charlotte's fire science schools offer 2 fire science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Charlotte


Approximately 45 students completed fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina

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