Springfield has a general population of 152,082 and an overall student population of 20,020. Approximately 6,782 of Springfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
Springfield Technical Community College is the largest fire science school in Springfield, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Fire Science program at Springfield Technical Community College.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in fire science from fire science schools in Springfield in 2010. In 2009 tuition at fire science schools in Springfield was $3,936 per year, on average.
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 Springfield.
If you decide to work as a fire science professional in Springfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,770 fire science professionals in Massachusetts. Of these fire science professionals, 240 were working in the greater Springfield area. The number of fire science professionals in Springfield is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
As a fire science professional in Springfield, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,680 per year. This is lower than the average salary for fire science professionals in the state.
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