Fire Science in Wyoming

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Schools Offering Fire Science Programs in Wyoming


Approximately 0.6% of graduates in of Wyoming receive fire science certificates every year. Thus, Wyoming's 3 fire science schools put out approximately 79 fire science professionals each year.

Top Schools

Central Wyoming College, which was ranked 80th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a fire science program. It is located in Riverton. In 2010, Central Wyoming College graduated 2 students from its fire science program. Students at Central Wyoming College paid $2,136 per year in tuition fees.

Casper College, which is located in Casper, is the second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a fire science program. It received a ranking of 80th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Casper College graduated 71 students from its fire science program. The tuition rate at Casper College was $1,848 per year.

The third-ranked school in Wyoming with a fire science program is Laramie County Community College, which is located in Cheyenne. In 2010, it was ranked 85th nationwide. 1 students graduated with certificate in fire science from Laramie County Community College in 2010. Tuition at Laramie County Community College was $2,472 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Wyoming's fire science schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,152 per year, though tuition can range from $2,472 per year to $1,848 per year. In 2010, the following Wyoming fire science schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year
  2. Central Wyoming College - located in Riverton, students are charged $2,136 per year
  3. Casper College - located in Casper, students are charged $1,848 per year

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

  1. Casper College - located in Casper, students are charged $1,848 per year
  2. Central Wyoming College - located in Riverton, students are charged $2,136 per year
  3. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year

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

The largest populations of Wyoming fire science professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Lincoln County - 40 fire science professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 180 fire science professionals will be working in Wyoming. This would require the number of fire science professional to grow by 13%.

Salary

On average, fire science professionals earn a salary of $59,063 per year in Wyoming state. However, this number is only an average. Fire science professional in Wyoming had varying salaries from $63,940 to $86,340 per year in 2010. On average fire science professional earn the most in the following Wyoming counties:

  1. Lincoln County - $73,930 per year

The fire science professionals with highest average salaries in Wyoming were:

  1. Municipal Fire Fighting - $70,670 per year
  2. Fire Prevention Engineer - $65,290 per year
  3. Fire Alarm Systems Installer - $41,230 per year

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

  1. Fire Prevention Engineer - $65,290 per year
  2. Fire Alarm Systems Installer - $41,230 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Wyoming 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 Wyoming
  • Certificate in Fire Science in Wyoming

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,992 miles from location Laramie County Community College Cheyenne WY 15.0278 n/a 4,905
7,048 miles from location Casper College Casper WY 19.9409 n/a 4,478
7,149 miles from location Central Wyoming College Riverton WY 20.2082 n/a 2,330
 

Curious what studying Fire Science gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers + 140 $70,670 100.0%
2
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors + 70 $65,290 16.7%
3
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers + 50 $41,230 0.0%
 

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