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Schools Offering Fire Science Programs in Utah

Each year, approximately 0.1% of Utah graduates receive certificates in fire science. In other words, every year an estimated 129 fire science professionals graduate from Utah's 3 fire science schools.

Top Schools

Bridgerland Applied Technology College, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a fire science program. It is located in Logan. no students graduated with a certificate in fire science from Bridgerland Applied Technology College in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Utah with a fire science program is Davis Applied Technology College, which is located in Kaysville. In 2010, it was ranked 79th nationwide. In 2010, 20 students graduated from Davis Applied Technology College fire science program.

The third-ranked school in Utah with a fire science program is Utah Valley University, which is located in Orem. In 2010, it was ranked 85th nationwide. 104 students graduated with certificate in fire science from Utah Valley University in 2010. Students at Utah Valley University paid $4,288 per year in tuition fees.


If you choose to attend a Utah fire science school, average tuition will be $1,429 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,288 per year to $4,288 per year. In 2010, the fire science schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Utah were:

  1. Utah Valley University - located in Orem, students are charged $4,288 per year

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

  1. Utah Valley University - located in Orem, students are charged $4,288 per year

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

Some of the most popular jobs fire science graduates in Utah pursue include municipal fire fighting, fire-prevention engineer, and fire alarm systems installer. Utah had 1,620 fire science professionals in 2010. 70 of these fire science professionals were fire investigators, 250 were municipal fire fightings, and 410 were fire-prevention engineers. In Utah, the largest numbers of fire science professional work in the following counties:

  1. Salt Lake County - 980 fire science professionals
  2. Juab County - 310 fire science professionals
  3. Davis County - 60 fire science professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 2,490 fire science professionals will be working in Utah. This would require the number of fire science professional to grow by 28%.


On average, fire science professionals earn $54,583 per year. However, this number is only an average. Fire science professional in Utah had varying salaries from $15,790 to $98,200 per year in 2010. The following counties in Utah have the highest average salaries for fire science professionals:

  1. Davis County - $58,095 per year
  2. Salt Lake County - $57,258 per year
  3. Juab County - $48,865 per year

The following counties in Utah have the lowest average salaries for fire science professional:

  1. Juab County - $48,865 per year
  2. Salt Lake County - $57,258 per year
  3. Davis County - $58,095 per year

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

  1. Fire Prevention Engineer - $66,790 per year
  2. Municipal Fire Fighting - $57,810 per year
  3. Fire Investigator - $48,250 per year

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

  1. Fire Investigator - $48,250 per year
  2. Fire Alarm Systems Installer - $45,480 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in fire science in Utah 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 Utah
  • Bachelor's Degree in Fire Science in Utah
  • Certificate in Fire Science in Utah

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 890 $45,480 56.1%
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 410 $66,790 24.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 250 $57,810 -44.4%
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 70 $48,250 40.0%

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