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Fire Science Schools In Indiana

In Indiana, there is only one accredited school where fire science classes 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 state of Indiana, which encompasses fire science training at the fire science associates degree level.


  1. Vincennes University

    1002 N First St, Vincennes, Indiana 47591

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Indiana 2,670
National 154,160

Approximately 2% of the country's fire science professionals work in Indiana state.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Indiana

2,390 2,590 2,610 2,830 2,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Fire Science is a growing field in Indiana. There were 280 more fire science professionals working in Indiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Indiana, this field has grown by 12% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for fire science professionals which shows a 8% increase in the number of fire science professionals working around the nation.

Fire Science VS. All Professions salaries in Indiana

$47,295 $47,195 $52,490 $53,740 $56,350
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by fire science professionals is increasing in Indiana. In 2006 fire science professionals made a mean salary of $47,295 per year, and in 2010 they made $56,350 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Indiana

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This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 135% pay differential between the highest paid fire science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of fire science in Indiana.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Indiana

Construction Management
Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Public Administration

Fire science professionals in Indiana earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fire Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Indiana


The number of students graduating from the only accredited fire science school in Indiana is increasing. In Indiana, there were 18 graduates in 2006. And there were 22 graduates from fire science courses in 2010.

This represents a 22% increase in the number of fire science degree or certificate school graduates in Indiana state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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