With an overall population of 94,304 and a student population of 10,017, approximately 7,941 of Brockton students attend one of Brockton's schools that offer fire science programs.
Of the 1 fire science schools in Brockton, the largest fire science school, by student population, is Massasoit Community College. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Massasoit Community College with credentials in fire science.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in fire science from fire science schools in Brockton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at fire science schools in Brockton was $3,288 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fire science program in Brockton.
Many fire science graduates choose to work as fire science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Brockton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,770 fire science professionals in Massachusetts. Of these fire science professionals, 50 were working in the greater Brockton area. By the year 2018, the number of fire science professionals is expected to decrease by -1% in Brockton. 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 Brockton is $73,650 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for fire science professionals.
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