With an overall population of 93,493 and a student population of 6,776, approximately 6,691 of Compton students attend one of Compton's schools that offer fire science programs.
Compton's largest fire science school is El Camino College-Compton Center. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Fire Science program at El Camino College-Compton Center.
In 2009 tuition at fire science schools in Compton was $794 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fire science program in Compton.
If you plan on staying in Compton after graduating from fire science school, you should know that job prospects for fire science professionals in Compton, which is the most popular fire science profession, are good. In 2010, of the 8,600 fire science professionals in California, 2,100 were working in the greater Compton area. The government projects that the number of fire science professionals in Compton will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
As a fire science professional in Compton, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,130 per year. This is higher than the average salary for fire science professionals in the state.