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Fire Science Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

The city of Elgin has only one 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 Elgin, which encompasses fire science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois Fire Science Employment

Elgin 5,430
Illinois 7,180

Of the 7,180 fire science professionals employed in Illinois, 5,430 work in Elgin. The number of fire science professionals in Elgin has grown by 91% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of fire science professionals in Elgin has increased, overall employment in Elgin has also increased.

Elgin 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: Elgin

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$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 Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

Salaries for fire science professionals in Elgin have increased. In 2010 fire science professionals in Elgin reportedly earned an average salary of $76,050 per year. The average salary for fire science professionals in Elgin was $63,155 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Elgin.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Elgin

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Elgin fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $77,982. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 102%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $50,735 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $102,692 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Elgin

Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Fire Science
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Elgin


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Elgin


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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Elgin


In 2010 approximately 78 students completed fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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