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Fire Science Schools In Maryland

In Maryland, there are 8 accredited schools 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 Maryland, which encompasses fire science training at the following levels:


  1. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  2. Baltimore City Community College

    2901 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215-7893

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  3. Cecil College

    One Seahawk Drive, North East, Maryland 21901-1999

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  4. College of Southern Maryland

    8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, Maryland 20646-0910

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  5. University of Maryland-University College

    3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, Maryland 20783-8010

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  6. Montgomery College

    51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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  7. Prince George's Community College

    301 Largo Rd, Largo, Maryland 20774-2199

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  8. The Community College of Baltimore County

    7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237

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Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Maryland 3,390
National 154,160

Of all of the fire science professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Maryland.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Maryland

3,620 3,900 3,990 3,990 3,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Fire Science is a shrinking field in Maryland. There were 230 less fire science professionals working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Maryland, this field has shrunk by 6% in four years. This decline is slower 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 Maryland

$55,060 $56,235 $59,918 $62,698 $67,500
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of fire science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to fire science professionals are increasing in Maryland. Fire science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,060 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $67,500 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Maryland

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This represents a 18% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Maryland, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of fire science. The pay differential between the highest paid fire science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 137%

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Maryland

Construction Management
Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Public Administration

Fire science professionals in Maryland earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of fire science professionals is decreasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited fire science schools in Maryland state is decreasing. In Maryland, there were 38 graduates in 2006. And there were 12 graduates from fire science courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of fire science school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland by 68%. 60% of these graduates received a associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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