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Fire Science Schools in Arkansas

There are three Arkansas schools offering fire science programs. 140 students graduated with degrees from Arkansas fire science schools in 2010. 109 of all these students graduated with certificates and 31 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

123 students graduate from programs in this state in fire science, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from fire science programs. More specifically, 109 students graduated with certificates in fire science and 31 with an associate's level degree.

Three fire science schools are located in this state. Of these, three schools are public. Public fire science school tuition varies from $1,968 to $3,270.

Average tuition for fire science programs is $2,683. While the highest tuition for fire science programs, which is $3,270 every year, is at Southern Arkansas University Tech, the lowest tuition in this state is at Black River Technical College.

Arkansas fire science schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Fire Science Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

123 students graduate from programs in this state in fire science, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from fire science programs. More specifically, 109 students graduated with certificates in fire science and 31 with an associate's level degree.

Fire Science Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 86
  • Certificate 2007: 140
  • Certificate 2008: 88
  • Certificate 2009: 85
  • Certificate 2010: 109
  • Associate 2006: 23
  • Associate 2007: 18
  • Associate 2008: 19
  • Associate 2009: 16
  • Associate 2010: 31

Fire Science Program Availability in Arkansas

Arkansas schools offer a total of six programs in fire science. Of these programs, approximately 66% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Fire Science Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 4

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37020
  • 25th Percentile: 48140
  • Median: 54920
  • 75th Percentile: 62440
  • 90th Percentile: 72790

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21695
  • 25th Percentile: 25525
  • Median: 30030
  • 75th Percentile: 34535
  • 90th Percentile: 39715

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26100
  • 25th Percentile: 33990
  • Median: 45060
  • 75th Percentile: 57420
  • 90th Percentile: 68840

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42630
  • 25th Percentile: 49860
  • Median: 62590
  • 75th Percentile: 78610
  • 90th Percentile: 90590

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21720
  • 25th Percentile: 27500
  • Median: 34610
  • 75th Percentile: 44010
  • 90th Percentile: 52090

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31820
  • Median Salary 2007: 32140
  • Median Salary 2008: 32910
  • Median Salary 2009: 33760
  • Median Salary 2010: 34610
  • Total Employed 2006: 2270
  • Total Employed 2007: 2930
  • Total Employed 2008: 2920
  • Total Employed 2009: 2680
  • Total Employed 2010: 2550

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists — Employment Trend

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24270
  • Median Salary 2007: 24700
  • Median Salary 2008: 25130
  • Median Salary 2009: 27470
  • Median Salary 2010: 30030
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 175
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53080
  • Median Salary 2007: 55670
  • Median Salary 2008: 56850
  • Median Salary 2009: 54330
  • Median Salary 2010: 54920
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 320
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 480
  • Total Employed 2010: 510

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37270
  • Median Salary 2007: 38860
  • Median Salary 2008: 40180
  • Median Salary 2009: 41230
  • Median Salary 2010: 45060
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63420
  • Median Salary 2007: 56830
  • Median Salary 2008: 55770
  • Median Salary 2009: 58830
  • Median Salary 2010: 62590
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Arkansas vs National Fire Science Employment

Arkansas vs National Fire Science Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.854% (3410)

Fire Science Schools in Arkansas

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1. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

One College Dr
Bentonville, AR 72712-5091
(479) 636-9222

NorthWest Arkansas Community College, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Bentonville, AR and this college offers one fire science program. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering fire science programs.

2. Southern Arkansas University Tech

100 Carr Road
Camden, AR 71701-1906
(870) 574-4500

Southern Arkansas University Tech is located in town of Camden, Arkansas. It offers three programs in fire science. Specifically, this school offers students one fire science certificate and two associate's level fire science degrees. Overall, 1,851 students pursue degrees in 50 programs at this public school. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering fire science.

3. Black River Technical College

1410 Hwy 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 248-4000

Black River Technical College, which is very close to Pocahontas, Arkansas, is located in a rural setting. This school offers two fire science programs. Specifically, this public school offers students one certificate in fire science and one fire science degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering fire science programs.