Fire Science in Montana

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Schools Offering Fire Science Programs in Montana


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Montana graduates receive certificates in fire science. In other words, every year an estimated 22 fire science professionals graduate from Montana's 3 fire science schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Montana with a fire science program is Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology, which is located in Billings. In 2010, it was ranked 84th nationwide. In 2010, Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology graduated 8 students from its fire science program. Students at Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology paid $3,693 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Montana that has a fire science program is University of Montana-Helena College of Technology. University of Montana-Helena College of Technology, which was ranked 87th in the country in 2010, is located in Helena. 13 students graduated with certificate in fire science from University of Montana-Helena College of Technology in 2010. Tuition at University of Montana-Helena College of Technology was $3,030 per year.

The third-ranked school in Montana that has a fire science program is Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology, which was ranked 89th in the country in 2010, is located in Great Falls. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology fire science program. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology charged in-state students $3,024 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Montana's fire science schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $3,249 per year, though tuition can range from $3,693 per year to $3,024 per year. In 2010, the following Montana fire science schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology - located in Billings, students are charged $3,693 per year
  2. University of Montana-Helena College of Technology - located in Helena, students are charged $3,030 per year
  3. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology - located in Great Falls, students are charged $3,024 per year

The fire science schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Montana were:

  1. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology - located in Great Falls, students are charged $3,024 per year
  2. University of Montana-Helena College of Technology - located in Helena, students are charged $3,030 per year
  3. Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology - located in Billings, students are charged $3,693 per year

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

The Montana counties with the largest populations of fire science professional are:

  1. Beaverhead County - 80 fire science professionals
  2. Carbon County - 70 fire science professionals
  3. Flathead County - 60 fire science professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of fire science professionals in Montana will grow by 19%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 560 fire science professionals working in Montana. The greatest growth for fire science professional is predicted to be amongst Fire Alarm Systems Installers, who are expected to increase by 23% by 2018.

Salary

fire science professionals in Montana earn $45,487 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Montana fire science professional earned as little as less than $15,710 per year or as much as more than $72,640 per year. The following counties in Montana have the highest average salaries for fire science professionals:

  1. Missoula County - $57,930 per year
  2. Beaverhead County - $46,035 per year
  3. Carter County - $41,550 per year

The Montana counties with the lowest average salary for fire science professionals are:

  1. Carbon County - $32,770 per year
  2. Flathead County - $34,135 per year
  3. Carter County - $41,550 per year

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

  1. Fire Prevention Engineer - $51,490 per year
  2. Municipal Fire Fighting - $47,360 per year
  3. Fire Alarm Systems Installer - $37,610 per year

On average, the lowest paid fire science professionals in Montana were:

  1. Municipal Fire Fighting - $47,360 per year
  2. Fire Alarm Systems Installer - $37,610 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Montana 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 Montana

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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
7,206 miles from location Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology Great Falls MT 10.7958 n/a 2,442
7,115 miles from location Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology Billings MT 15.6033 n/a 1,406
7,257 miles from location University of Montana-Helena College of Technology Helena MT 12.9532 n/a 1,380
 

Curious what studying Fire Science gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers + 270 $47,360 107.7%
2
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers + 190 $37,610 35.7%
3
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors + 60 $51,490 -14.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are fire science related jobs in Montana