Levelland has a general population of 12,866 and an overall student population of 10,011. Approximately 10,011 of Levelland's students are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
Levelland's largest fire science school is South Plains College. In 2010, South Plains College graduated approximately 16 students from its fire science program.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in fire science in Levelland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,444 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $990 for fire science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Levelland-based fire science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many fire science graduates choose to work as fire science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Levelland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,000 fire science professionals in Texas, 60 were working in the greater Levelland area. The number of fire science professionals in Levelland is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fire science professional in Levelland is $54,710 per year, which is lower than the average for fire science professionals state-wide.