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Fire Science Schools
In Des Plaines, Illinois

In Des Plaines, there is only one fire science school where fire science faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fire science in the city of Des Plaines, which encompasses fire science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Des Plaines Vs. Illinois Fire Science Employment

Des Plaines 5,430
Illinois 7,180

Exactly 5,430 of the 7,180 fire science professionals employed in Illinois, work in Des Plaines. Between 2006 and 2010, in Des Plaines, there has been a 91% growth in the number of fire science professionals. As the employment for fire science professionals in Des Plaines has increased, overall employment in Des Plaines has also increased.

Des Plaines Vs. Illinois Fire Science employment growth

4,110 4,390 3,870 7,120 7,180
2,840 3,180 5,250 5,520 5,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Des Plaines

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Des Plaines

$63,155 $68,148 $74,320 $77,705 $76,050
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Des Plaines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Plaines

In Des Plaines, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. In 2010 fire science professionals in Des Plaines reportedly earned an average salary of $76,050 per year. Fire science professionals in Des Plaines made a yearly average salary of $63,155, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in Des Plaines is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Des Plaines

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90th percentile

Fire science professionals in Des Plaines make a median yearly salary of $77,982. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,735 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 102% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Des Plaines

Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Fire Science
Public Administration

On average fire science professionals in Des Plaines earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Des Plaines.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Des Plaines


Many of Des Plaines' fire science professionals are graduates of the only accredited fire science school in the city.

Fire Science Programs Offered In Des Plaines


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in fire science offered by Des Plaines' fire science schools.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Des Plaines


In 2010 approximately 19 students graduated from fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Des Plaines, Illinois

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