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Fire Science Schools In Utah

There are 3 accredited fire science schools in Utah for faculty who teach fire science classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fire science in the state of Utah, which encompasses fire science training at the following levels:


  1. Bridgerland Applied Technology College

    1301 North 600 West, Logan, Utah 84321

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  2. Davis Applied Technology College

    550 E 300 S, Kaysville, Utah 84037-2699

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  3. Utah Valley University

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

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Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Utah 1,620
National 154,160

Of all of the fire science professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Utah.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Utah

1,410 1,380 1,570 1,730 1,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, the field of fire science is growing. 210 more fire science professionals were working in Utah in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of fire science has grown by 15% in Utah. 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 Utah

$50,850 $53,450 $54,985 $53,908 $54,582
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by fire science professionals is increasing in Utah. The mean salary for fire science professionals in 2006 was $50,850 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,582 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Utah

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Thus, fire science professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of fire science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid fire science professionals earning 134% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Utah state.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Utah

Construction Management
Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Public Administration

In Utah, fire science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited fire science schools in Utah is increasing. In 2006, 69 students graduated from fire science courses in Utah. And in 2010, 129 students graduated.

This represents a 87% increase in the number of fire science degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. 40% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Utah

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