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Fire Science Schools
In Decatur, Georgia

Fire Science faculty can choose to work at only one fire science school in Decatur. The trends in Decatur'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 associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Decatur Vs. Georgia Fire Science Employment

Decatur 3,080
Georgia 4,740

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

Decatur 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: Decatur

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Decatur

$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 Decatur
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Decatur

As the number of fire science professionals in Decatur has shrunk, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. In 2010 Decatur fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,368. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Decatur was $50,320 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Decatur.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Decatur

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Decatur fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $55,080. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,255 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 123% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Decatur

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Decatur


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Decatur


There is one degree and certificate program in fire science offered by Decatur's fire science school.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Decatur


In 2010 approximately 6 students graduated from fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Decatur, Georgia

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