With an overall population of 172,648 and a student population of 31,163, approximately 8,349 of Worcester students attend one of Worcester's schools that offer fire science programs.
Of the 1 fire science schools in Worcester, the largest fire science school, by student population, is Quinsigamond Community College. In 2010, Quinsigamond Community College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in fire science.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in fire science in Worcester in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,128 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $720 for fire science related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Worcester after graduating from fire science school, you should know that job prospects for fire science professionals in Worcester, which is the most popular fire science profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 fire science professionals in Massachusetts were working in the greater Worcester area. The government projects that the number of fire science professionals in Worcester will 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 Worcester, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,090 per year. This is higher than the average salary for fire science professionals in the state.
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