Fire Science in Hawaii

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Schools Offering Fire Science Programs in Hawaii


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Hawaii receive fire science certificates every year. That means an estimated 18 fire science professionals graduate from Hawaii's 2 fire science schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Hawaii with a fire science program is Hawaii Community College, which is located in Hilo. In 2010, it was ranked 87th nationwide. 1 students graduated with a certificate in fire science from Hawaii Community College in 2010. Hawaii Community College charged in-state students $2,246 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Hawaii that has a fire science program is Honolulu Community College. Honolulu Community College, which was ranked 91st in the country in 2010, is located in Honolulu. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Honolulu Community College fire science program. Honolulu Community College charged in-state students $2,142 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Fire science schools in Hawaii, charge students an average tuition of $2,194 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $2,246 per year, or as little as $2,142 per year. In 2010, the fire science schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Hawaii were:

  1. Hawaii Community College - located in Hilo, students are charged $2,246 per year
  2. Honolulu Community College - located in Honolulu, students are charged $2,142 per year

The following Hawaii fire science schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Honolulu Community College - located in Honolulu, students are charged $2,142 per year
  2. Hawaii Community College - located in Hilo, students are charged $2,246 per year

A fire science certificate from a Hawaii school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Hawaii fire science professionals:

  1. Honolulu County - 530 fire science professionals
  2. Hawaii County - 190 fire science professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of fire science professionals in the state of Hawaii will grow to 840. This would require a 10% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, fire science professionals earn $64,663 per year. However, Hawaii fire science professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $31,310 per year to more than $95,850 per year in 2010. The following counties in Hawaii have the highest average salaries for fire science professionals:

  1. Hawaii County - $75,720 per year
  2. Honolulu County - $65,773 per year

On average, fire science professionals earn the least in the following Hawaii counties:

  1. Honolulu County - $65,773 per year
  2. Hawaii County - $75,720 per year

On average, the highest paid fire science professionals in Hawaii were:

  1. Municipal Fire Fighting - $80,670 per year
  2. Fire Prevention Engineer - $70,420 per year
  3. Fire Alarm Systems Installer - $42,900 per year

The fire science professionals with lowest average salaries in Hawaii were:

  1. Fire Prevention Engineer - $70,420 per year
  2. Fire Alarm Systems Installer - $42,900 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Hawaii statistics regarding a career in fire science and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as criminal justice or fire science.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Fire Science in Hawaii
  • Certificate in Fire Science in Hawaii

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
10,351 miles from location Honolulu Community College Honolulu HI 9.37922 n/a 4,567
10,280 miles from location Hawaii Community College Hilo HI 13.1241 n/a 3,275
 

Curious what studying Fire Science gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Hawaii

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers + 450 $80,670 -10.0%
2
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers + 150 $42,900 114.3%
3
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors + 140 $70,420 40.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are fire science related jobs in Hawaii