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Fire Science Schools In Wyoming

Wyoming has 3 accredited fire science schools where fire science faculty who teach fire science classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fire science and fire science training in Wyoming, which includes fire science training at the following levels:


  1. Casper College

    125 College Dr, Casper, Wyoming 82601-4699

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  2. Central Wyoming College

    2660 Peck Avenue, Riverton, Wyoming 82501

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  3. Laramie County Community College

    1400 E College Dr, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82007-3299

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Professional Trends

Wyoming Vs. National Fire Science Employment

Wyoming 260
National 154,160

Of all of the fire science professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Wyoming.

Employment Growth for Fire science professionals In Wyoming

170 100 170 210 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Wyoming, fire science is a growing field. There were 90 more fire science professionals working in Wyoming in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Wyoming, this field has grown by 53% in four years. This is faster than the trend for fire science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of fire science professionals has grown by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Fire Science VS. All Professions salaries in Wyoming

$49,990 $46,130 $58,885 $57,722 $59,063
$39,030 $40,775 $42,169 $45,101 $46,923
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fire Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to fire science professionals are growing in Wyoming. In 2006 fire science professionals made a mean salary of $49,990 per year, and in 2010 they made $59,063 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fire science professionals in Wyoming

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Thus, fire science professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Wyoming, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of fire science. The pay differential between the highest paid fire science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 83%

Average Salaries for Fire science professionals and related professions in Wyoming

Construction Management
Criminal Justice
Fire Science
Public Administration

Fire science professionals in Wyoming earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of fire science professionals is increasing in Wyoming state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited fire science schools in Wyoming state is also increasing. In 2006, 42 students graduated from fire science courses in Wyoming. And in 2010, 79 students graduated.

Thus there was a 88% percent increase in the number of fire science school degree or certificate graduates in Wyoming. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an associate's degree in fire science.

Fire Science Faculty Salaries in Wyoming

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