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Fire Science Schools
In Hickory, North Carolina

The city of Hickory 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 Hickory, which encompasses fire science training at the fire science associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Fire Science Employment

Hickory 110
North Carolina 5,370

Of the 5,370 fire science professionals employed in North Carolina, 110 work in Hickory. Between 2006 and 2010, in Hickory, there has been a 57% growth in the number of fire science professionals. As the number of fire science professionals in Hickory has increased, overall employment in Hickory has decreased.

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Fire Science employment growth

4,340 5,050 5,100 3,550 5,370
70 120 100 70 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Hickory

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Hickory

$42,255 $42,305 $43,945 $50,360 $42,565
$31,780 $33,060 $34,190 $35,020 $35,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Hickory
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hickory

Salaries for fire science professionals in Hickory have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $42,565 per year was earned by fire science professionals in Hickory. The average salary for fire science professionals in Hickory was $42,255 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Hickory.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Hickory

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Fire science professionals make a median salary of $41,750 per year in Hickory. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,680 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 65% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Hickory

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Hickory


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Hickory


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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Hickory


Approximately 2 students completed fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Hickory, North Carolina

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