Fire Science in Idaho

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Schools Offering Fire Science Programs in Idaho


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Idaho students graduate with certificates in fire science. That means an estimated 4 fire science professionals graduate from Idaho's 5 fire science schools each year.

Top Schools

Idaho State University, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Idaho that has a fire science program. It is located in Pocatello. In 2010, Idaho State University graduated 1 students from its fire science program. Idaho State University charged in-state students $5,416 in tuition fees per year.

Lewis-Clark State College, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Idaho that has a fire science program. It is located in Lewiston. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Lewis-Clark State College fire science program. Tuition at Lewis-Clark State College was $4,998 per year.

Eastern Idaho Technical College, which is located in Idaho Falls, is the third-ranked school in Idaho that has a fire science program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Eastern Idaho Technical College fire science program. The tuition rate at Eastern Idaho Technical College was $2,038 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Idaho's fire science schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $3,614 per year, though tuition can range from $5,416 per year to $2,038 per year. In 2010, the fire science schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Idaho were:

  1. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year
  2. Lewis-Clark State College - located in Lewiston, students are charged $4,998 per year
  3. College of Western Idaho - located in Nampa, students are charged $3,096 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Idaho fire science schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Eastern Idaho Technical College - located in Idaho Falls, students are charged $2,038 per year
  2. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
  3. College of Western Idaho - located in Nampa, students are charged $3,096 per year

A fire science certificate from an Idaho school... what next?

fire science graduates in Idaho can go into a variety of professions such as municipal fire fighting, fire-prevention engineer, and fire alarm systems installer. Idaho had 670 fire science professionals in 2010. 30 of these fire science professionals were fire investigators, 270 were municipal fire fightings, and 180 were fire-prevention engineers. The Idaho counties with the largest populations of fire science professional are:

  1. Ada County - 210 fire science professionals
  2. Bear Lake County - 60 fire science professionals
  3. Kootenai County - 40 fire science professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of fire science professionals in Idaho will grow by 22%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 810 fire science professionals working in Idaho. The greatest growth for fire science professional is predicted to be amongst Fire-Prevention Engineers, who are expected to increase by 31% by 2018.

Salary

fire science professionals in Idaho earn $56,808 per year on average. However, Idaho fire science professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $21,660 per year to more than $138,170 per year in 2010. The following counties in Idaho have the highest average salaries for fire science professionals:

  1. Bear Lake County - $103,970 per year
  2. Kootenai County - $61,480 per year
  3. Ada County - $61,387 per year

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

  1. Nez Perce County - $43,920 per year
  2. Blaine County - $49,920 per year
  3. Ada County - $61,387 per year

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

  1. Fire Prevention Engineer - $77,100 per year
  2. Municipal Fire Fighting - $61,570 per year
  3. Fire Investigator - $55,050 per year

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

  1. Fire Investigator - $55,050 per year
  2. Fire Alarm Systems Installer - $33,510 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in fire science in Idaho and to compare salaries with various related fields such as criminal justice or fire science, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Fire Science in Idaho
  • Bachelor's Degree in Fire Science in Idaho

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,349 miles from location Idaho State University Pocatello ID 21.8189 n/a 13,493
7,453 miles from location College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls ID 15.7658 n/a 8,133
7,488 miles from location Lewis-Clark State College Lewiston ID 18.6173 51% 4,200
7,529 miles from location College of Western Idaho Nampa ID n/a n/a 3,683
7,315 miles from location Eastern Idaho Technical College Idaho Falls ID 16.751 n/a 886
 

Curious what studying Fire Science gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers + 270 $61,570 22.7%
2
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers + 190 $33,510 171.4%
3
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors + 180 $77,100 125.0%
4
Fire Inspectors and Investigators + 30 $55,050 -50.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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