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In Hilo, Hawaii

The city of Hilo has only one school where fire science faculty can find employment. The trends in Hilo's fire science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Professional Trends

Hilo Vs. Hawaii Fire Science Employment

Hilo 190
Hawaii 740

Exactly 190 of the 740 fire science professionals employed in Hawaii, work in Hilo. The number of fire science professionals in Hilo has grown by 12% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Hilo has also increased.

Hilo Vs. Hawaii Fire Science employment growth

610 800 820 730 740
170 170 160 No data 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Hawaii
  • Dark Yellow: Hilo

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Hilo

$62,870 $64,850 $72,850 No data $75,720
$35,550 $37,670 $38,750 No data $39,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Hilo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hilo

In Hilo, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. Hilo fire science professionals made $75,720 per year, on average, in 2010. Fire science professionals in Hilo made a yearly average salary of $62,870, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Hilo.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Hilo

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Fire science professionals make a median salary of $78,060 per year in Hilo. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 64%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $56,190 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $92,260 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Hilo

Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Fire Science
Public Administration

Hilo fire science professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Hilo


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Hilo


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in fire science offered by Hilo's fire science schools.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Hilo


In 2010 approximately 4 students completed fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Hilo, Hawaii

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