With an overall population of 35,133 and a student population of 29,308, approximately 28,017 of Lake Worth students attend one of Lake Worth's schools that offer fire science programs.
The largest fire science school in Lake Worth, by student population, is Palm Beach State College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Palm Beach State College with credentials in fire science.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in fire science in Lake Worth in 2010. If you decide to attend a fire science school in Lake Worth, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,990.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,750 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 Lake Worth, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 8,690 fire science professionals in Florida, 450 were working in the greater Lake Worth area. By the year 2018, the number of fire science professionals is expected to increase by 6% in Lake Worth. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fire science professional in Lake Worth is $36,250 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for fire science professionals.
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