With an overall population of 40,407 and a student population of 10,125, approximately 10,125 of Salem students attend one of Salem's schools that offer fire science programs.
Of the 1 fire science schools in Salem, the largest fire science school, by student population, is Salem State University. In 2010, Salem State University graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in fire science.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in fire science from fire science schools in Salem in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,443 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Salem fire science schools was an average of $25,583 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for fire science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,439 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,148.
If you decide to work as a fire science professional in Salem, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,770 fire science professionals working in Massachusetts and 110 working in the greater Salem area in 2010. Salem's fire science professional workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
As a fire science professional in Salem, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,830 per year. This is higher than the average salary for fire science professionals in the state.
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