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Fire Science Schools in Whittier, California

There are 15 schools close to Whittier, CA offering fire science programs. 764 students graduated from programs at Whittier fire science schools in 2010. 406 of all these students graduated with certificates and 325 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 846 students graduate from programs in this city in fire science per year. This accounts for one-quarter of the fire science students who schools in the state of California graduate. Out of those, 406 students graduated with certificates in fire science, 325 with an associate's level degree, and 33 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

15 fire science schools are in Whittier. And of these, 15 schools are public. Public fire science school tuition is $4,848.

Average tuition for fire science programs is $4,848.

Fire science schools in Whittier offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no students at the undergraduate level in fire science sought masters level degrees.

Fire Science Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Whittier, California

On average, 846 students graduate from programs in this city in fire science per year. This accounts for one-quarter of the fire science students who schools in the state of California graduate. Out of those, 406 students graduated with certificates in fire science, 325 with an associate's level degree, and 33 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Fire Science Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Whittier, California

  • Certificate 2006: 556
  • Certificate 2007: 1086
  • Certificate 2008: 565
  • Certificate 2009: 501
  • Certificate 2010: 406
  • Associate 2006: 323
  • Associate 2007: 338
  • Associate 2008: 346
  • Associate 2009: 281
  • Associate 2010: 325
  • Bachelor 2006: 19
  • Bachelor 2007: 26
  • Bachelor 2008: 18
  • Bachelor 2009: 25
  • Bachelor 2010: 33

Fire Science Program Availability in Whittier, California

Schools in Whittier offer a total of 39 programs in fire science. Of these programs, approximately 51.3% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Fire Science Program Availability in Whittier, California

  • Certificate: 20
  • Associate: 18
  • Bachelor: 1

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

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Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 59330
  • 25th Percentile: 76980
  • Median: 98870
  • 75th Percentile: 115260
  • 90th Percentile: 133350

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 80910
  • 25th Percentile: 89900
  • Median: 99890
  • 75th Percentile: 109880
  • 90th Percentile: 120870

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53950
  • 25th Percentile: 73220
  • Median: 89310
  • 75th Percentile: 101520
  • 90th Percentile: 111840

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

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  • Total Employed 2006: 2080
  • Total Employed 2007: 2135
  • Total Employed 2008: 2180
  • Total Employed 2009: 2360
  • Total Employed 2010: 2405

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73660
  • Median Salary 2007: 75380
  • Median Salary 2008: 78670
  • Median Salary 2009: 96040
  • Median Salary 2010: 98870
  • Total Employed 2006: 5470
  • Total Employed 2007: 5920
  • Total Employed 2008: 6080
  • Total Employed 2009: 8010
  • Total Employed 2010: 7450

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 87865
  • Median Salary 2007: 92950
  • Median Salary 2008: 97150
  • Median Salary 2009: 102740
  • Median Salary 2010: 99890
  • Total Employed 2006: 215
  • Total Employed 2007: 210
  • Total Employed 2008: 210
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73100
  • Median Salary 2007: 76410
  • Median Salary 2008: 83840
  • Median Salary 2009: 88840
  • Median Salary 2010: 89310
  • Total Employed 2006: 380
  • Total Employed 2007: 530
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 590
  • Total Employed 2010: 560

Whittier vs California Fire Science Employment

Whittier vs California Fire Science Employment

  • Employed in Whittier: 25.328% (10615)

Fire Science Schools in Whittier, California

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1. Rio Hondo College

3600 Workman Mill Rd
Whittier, CA 90601-1616
(562) 692-0921

Rio Hondo College, which is located just 8.2 miles from Arcadia, is near Whittier, CA. This school offers four fire science programs. Out of those, students are offered two certificates in fire science by this school and two associate's level fire science degrees. It is a public 2-year institution and it is one out of two institutions in this city offering fire science.