Fire Science Schools
In Whittier, California

There is only one fire science school in Whittier for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fire science in the city of Whittier, which encompasses fire science training at the following levels:

  • Fire Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fire Science


Professional Trends

Whittier Vs. California Fire Science Employment

Whittier 2,860
California 14,860

Exactly 2,860 of California's 14,860 fire science professionals work in Whittier. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of fire science professionals in Whittier has grown by 28%. As the number of fire science professionals in Whittier has increased, overall employment in Whittier has also increased.

Whittier Vs. California Fire Science employment growth

15,450 17,100 17,500 15,980 14,860
2,240 2,750 5,240 3,340 2,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Whittier

Fire Science VS. All professions salaries in Whittier

$55,685 $69,237 $72,823 $76,463 $65,830
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science in Whittier
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Whittier

Salaries for fire science professionals in Whittier have increased. In 2010 fire science professionals in Whittier reportedly earned an average salary of $65,830 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fire science professionals in Whittier was $55,685 per year. The growth in the salary of fire science professionals in Whittier is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Whittier

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Whittier fire science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $66,220. The 10% of fire science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,185 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $89,005 per year.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Whittier

Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Construction Management
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Fire Science schools in Whittier


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

Fire Science Programs Offered In Whittier


Whittier's fire science schools offer 2 fire science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fire Science Degrees In Whittier


Approximately 130 students graduated from fire science courses in 2010.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Whittier, California

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