Cocoa has a general population of 16,412 and an overall student population of 17,853. Approximately 17,853 of Cocoa's students are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
The largest fire science school in Cocoa, by student population, is Brevard Community College. In 2010, approximately 49 students graduated from the Fire Science program at Brevard Community College.
In 2010, 62 students graduated with a fire science certificate in Cocoa. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,148 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fire science program in Cocoa.
Many fire science graduates choose to work as fire science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cocoa, your job prospects are not very good. There were 920 fire science professionals working in Florida and 150 working in the greater Cocoa area in 2010. Cocoa's fire science professional workforce is projected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
As a fire science professional in Cocoa, you can expect to make an average salary of $79,890 per year. This is higher than the average salary for fire science professionals in the state.
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