Pittsburg has a total population of 56,769 and a student population of 10,773. Of these students, 10,773 are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
Of the 1 fire science schools in Pittsburg, the largest fire science school, by student population, is Los Medanos College. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Los Medanos College with credentials in fire science.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a fire science degree in Pittsburg. If you decide to attend a fire science school in Pittsburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $738.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for fire science related books and supplies each year.
Many fire science graduates choose to work as fire science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pittsburg, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 2,600 fire science professionals in California, 370 were working in the greater Pittsburg area. The government projects that the number of fire science professionals in Pittsburg will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Pittsburg is $92,170 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for fire science professionals.
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