Avon Park has a total population of 8,542 and a student population of 2,902. Of these students, 2,902 are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
Avon Park's largest fire science school is South Florida Community College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Fire Science program at South Florida Community College.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,489 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Avon Park fire science schools was an average of $16,589 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $947 for fire science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,480 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,384.
Many fire science graduates choose to work as fire science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Avon Park, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,620 fire science professionals in Florida. Of these fire science professionals, 40 were working in the greater Avon Park area. By the year 2018, the number of fire science professionals is expected to increase by 4% in Avon Park. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
As a fire science professional in Avon Park, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for fire science professionals in the state.
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