Fire Science in New York

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Schools Offering Fire Science Programs in New York


Around 0.0% of New York's graduates graduate from fire science certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 145 fire science professionals graduate from New York's 14 fire science schools each year.

Top Schools

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New York that has a fire science program. It is located in New York. In 2010, 32 students graduated from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice's fire science program. Tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was $4,929 per year.

The second-ranked school in New York with a fire science program is Monroe Community College, which is located in Rochester. In 2010, it was ranked 82nd nationwide. In 2010, 25 students graduated from Monroe Community College fire science program. Tuition at Monroe Community College was $3,529 per year.

The third-ranked school in New York with a fire science program is Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch, which is located in Utica. In 2010, it was ranked 84th nationwide. 3 students graduated with certificate in fire science from Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch in 2010. Tuition at Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch was $3,870 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of New York's fire science schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $3,939 per year, though tuition can range from $4,929 per year to $3,320 per year. The New York fire science schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice - located in New York, students are charged $4,929 per year
  2. Suffolk County Community College - located in Selden, students are charged $4,606 per year
  3. Onondaga Community College - located in Syracuse, students are charged $4,244 per year

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

  1. Dutchess Community College - located in Poughkeepsie, students are charged $3,320 per year
  2. Monroe Community College - located in Rochester, students are charged $3,529 per year
  3. Schenectady County Community College - located in Schenectady, students are charged $3,533 per year

A fire science certificate from a New York school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs fire science graduates in New York pursue include forest fire inspector, municipal fire fighting, fire-prevention engineer, and fire alarm systems installer. New York had 10,840 fire science professionals in 2010. 790 of these fire science professionals were fire investigators, 140 were forest fire inspectors, and 4,110 were municipal fire fightings. The largest populations of New York fire science professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Bergen County - 4,120 fire science professionals
  2. Nassau County - 1,560 fire science professionals
  3. Erie County - 620 fire science professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of fire science professionals in New York will grow by 3%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 12,450 fire science professionals working in New York. The greatest growth for fire science professional is predicted to be amongst Fire Alarm Systems Installers, who are expected to increase by 7% by 2018.

Salary

fire science professionals in New York earn $64,646 per year on average. In 2010, however, some New York fire science professional earned as little as less than $22,730 per year or as much as more than $123,410 per year. The following counties in New York have the highest average salaries for fire science professionals:

  1. Dutchess County - $73,360 per year
  2. Bergen County - $73,278 per year
  3. Hamilton County - $66,980 per year

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

  1. Broome County - $35,660 per year
  2. Madison County - $50,550 per year
  3. Clinton County - $53,340 per year

The fire science professionals with highest average salaries in New York were:

  1. Municipal Fire Fighting - $88,490 per year
  2. Fire Prevention Engineer - $79,820 per year
  3. Fire Investigator - $57,940 per year

The fire science professionals with lowest average salaries in New York were:

  1. Forest Fire Inspector - $52,890 per year
  2. Fire Alarm Systems Installer - $44,090 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional New York statistics regarding a career in fire science. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 New York
  • Bachelor's Degree in Fire Science in New York
  • Certificate in Fire Science in New York

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,344 miles from location Suffolk County Community College Selden NY 13.9764 n/a 24,822
5,370 miles from location Nassau Community College Garden City NY 14.4094 n/a 22,719
5,602 miles from location Monroe Community College Rochester NY 18.3157 n/a 18,976
5,391 miles from location CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice New York NY 22.0909 40% 15,330
5,663 miles from location Erie Community College Buffalo NY 13.4977 n/a 14,823
5,530 miles from location Onondaga Community College Syracuse NY 13.8727 n/a 12,038
5,399 miles from location Dutchess Community College Poughkeepsie NY 14.1333 n/a 9,823
5,400 miles from location Rockland Community College Suffern NY 11.34 n/a 7,283
5,505 miles from location Broome Community College Binghamton NY 14.7952 n/a 6,877
5,581 miles from location Finger Lakes Community College Canandaigua NY 15.3329 n/a 6,699
5,482 miles from location Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch Utica NY 15.5124 n/a 6,667
5,564 miles from location Corning Community College Corning NY 13.549 n/a 5,672
5,416 miles from location Schenectady County Community College Schenectady NY 11.092 n/a 5,191
5,528 miles from location Jefferson Community College Watertown NY 13.511 n/a 3,314
 

Curious what studying Fire Science gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers + 4,670 $44,090 20.7%
2
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers + 4,110 $88,490 44.7%
3
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors + 1,130 $79,820 -11.7%
4
Fire Inspectors and Investigators + 790 $57,940 12.9%
5
Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists + 140 $52,890 -6.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are fire science related jobs in New York