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Fire Science Schools In Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, there are 9 accredited schools where fire science classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science training in Wisconsin, which includes fire science training at the following levels:


  1. Madison Area Technical College

    3550 Anderson St, Madison, Wisconsin 53704

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  2. Blackhawk Technical College

    6004 County Road G, Janesville, Wisconsin 53547-5009

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  3. Fox Valley Technical College

    1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, Wisconsin 54912-2277

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  4. Gateway Technical College

    3520 30th Ave, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144-1690

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  5. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

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  6. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

    2740 W Mason St, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54307-9042

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  7. Waukesha County Technical College

    800 Main Street, Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072-4601

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  8. Western Technical College in La Crosse

    400 Seventh St. North, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54602-0908

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  9. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

    800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901

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Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Wisconsin 1,730
National 154,160

Approximately 1% of the country's fire science professionals work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Wisconsin

1,760 1,760 2,060 1,840 1,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Wisconsin, fire science is a shrinking field. There were 30 less fire science professionals working in Wisconsin in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of fire science has shrunk by 2% in Wisconsin. This decline is slower 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 Wisconsin

$48,763 $52,495 $54,398 $53,898 $53,548
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Wisconsin, as the number of fire science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by fire science professionals are increasing. The mean salary for fire science professionals in 2006 was $48,763 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $53,548 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Wisconsin

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Thus, there was a 9% growth in fire science professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Wisconsin state, within the field of fire science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid fire science professionals earn 167% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Construction Management
Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Public Administration

In Wisconsin, 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 Wisconsin


As the number of fire science professionals is decreasing in Wisconsin state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited fire science schools in Wisconsin state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 179 fire science graduates from fire science courses in Wisconsin and in 2010 there were 162 graduates.

Thus there was a 9% percent decrease in the number of fire science school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin. Most of these graduates, or 86%, earned a associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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