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Fire Science Schools
In Palatine, Illinois

Fire Science faculty can choose to work at only one fire science school in Palatine. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fire science in the city of Palatine, which encompasses fire science training at the fire science associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Palatine Vs. Illinois Fire Science Employment

Palatine 5,430
Illinois 7,180

Exactly 5,430 of Illinois' 7,180 fire science professionals work in Palatine. Between 2006 and 2010, in Palatine, there has been a 91% growth in the number of fire science professionals. As the number of fire science professionals in Palatine has increased, overall employment in Palatine has also increased.

Palatine Vs. Illinois Fire Science employment growth

4,110 4,390 3,870 7,120 7,180
2,840 3,180 5,250 5,520 5,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Palatine

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Palatine

$63,155 $68,148 $74,320 $77,705 $76,050
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Palatine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palatine

In Palatine, salaries for fire science professionals have increased. In 2010 Palatine fire science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $76,050. The average salary for fire science professionals in Palatine was $63,155 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Palatine.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Palatine

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Fire science professionals in Palatine make a median yearly salary of $77,982. The difference in pay between the fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 102%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $50,735 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $102,692 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Palatine

Criminal Justice
Construction Management
Fire Science
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Palatine


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Palatine


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

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Palatine


Approximately 55 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Palatine, Illinois

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