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Fire Science Schools
In Norfolk, Virginia

Fire Science faculty can choose to work at only one fire science school in Norfolk. The trends in Norfolk's fire science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fire science training at the fire science associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Fire Science Employment

Norfolk 1,000
Virginia 3,790

Exactly 1,000 of Virginia's 3,790 fire science professionals work in Norfolk. The number of fire science professionals in Norfolk has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Norfolk has also increased.

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Fire Science employment growth

4,230 4,530 4,660 4,080 3,790
970 1,040 1,120 1,060 1,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Norfolk

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Norfolk

$52,047 $53,917 $53,357 $53,717 $54,737
$36,520 $37,550 $38,790 $40,100 $41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Norfolk
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Norfolk

Salaries for fire science professionals in Norfolk have increased. In 2010 Norfolk fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $54,737. Four years earlier in 2006, fire science professionals in Norfolk made an average salary of $52,047 per year. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in Norfolk is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Norfolk

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Fire science professionals in Norfolk make a median yearly salary of $53,380. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 109%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,767 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $76,660 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Norfolk

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

Fire science professional salaries in Norfolk are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Norfolk


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Norfolk


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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Norfolk


Approximately 26 students completed fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Norfolk, Virginia

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