Panama City has a general population of 36,417 and an overall student population of 6,745. Approximately 6,178 of Panama City's students are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
The largest fire science school in Panama City, by student population, is Gulf Coast Community College. In 2010, Gulf Coast Community College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in fire science.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a fire science degree from one of Panama City's fire science schools. If you decide to attend a fire science school in Panama City, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,387.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,035 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fire science program in Panama City.
If you plan on staying in Panama City after graduating from fire science school, you should know that job prospects for fire science professionals in Panama City, which is the most popular fire science profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 8,690 fire science professionals in Florida, 80 were working in the greater Panama City area. Panama City's fire science professional workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Panama City is $33,100 per year, which is lower than the average for fire science professionals state-wide.
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