Fire Science Schools
In Riverside, California

The city of Riverside has only one school where fire science faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science education in Riverside, which includes fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Professional Trends

Riverside Vs. California Fire Science Employment

Riverside 1,460
California 14,860

Exactly 1,460 of California's 14,860 fire science professionals work in Riverside. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of fire science professionals in Riverside has grown by 57%. As the number of fire science professionals in Riverside has increased, overall employment in Riverside has also increased.

Riverside Vs. California Fire Science employment growth

15,450 17,100 17,500 15,980 14,860
930 1,220 1,360 1,330 1,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Riverside

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Riverside

$56,948 $58,058 $61,733 $64,598 $63,353
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Riverside
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Riverside

Salaries for fire science professionals in Riverside have increased. In 2010 fire science professionals in Riverside reportedly earned an average salary of $63,353 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Riverside was $56,948 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Riverside.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Riverside

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Riverside fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $56,575. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,805 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 106% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Riverside

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

On average fire science professional salaries in Riverside are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Riverside


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Riverside


Riverside's fire science schools offer 4 fire science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Riverside


In 2010 approximately 71 students completed fire science courses.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Riverside, California

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