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The city of Compton has only one school where fire science faculty can find employment. The trends in Compton'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

Compton Vs. California Fire Science Employment

Compton 2,860
California 14,860

Of the 14,860 fire science professionals employed in California, 2,860 work in Compton. There has been a 28% growth in the number of fire science professionals in Compton between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of fire science professionals in Compton has increased, overall employment in Compton has also increased.

Compton Vs. California Fire Science employment growth

15,450 17,100 17,500 15,980 14,860
2,240 2,750 5,240 3,340 2,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Compton

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Compton

$55,685 $69,237 $72,823 $76,463 $65,830
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Compton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Compton

Salaries for fire science professionals in Compton have increased. In 2010 Compton fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $65,830. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Compton was $55,685 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Compton.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Compton

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Fire science professionals in Compton earn a median salary of $66,220 per year. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 111%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,185 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $89,005 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Compton

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

Fire science professional salaries in Compton are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Compton


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Compton

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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Compton

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Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Compton, California

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