Albuquerque has a general population of 448,607 and an overall student population of 58,195. Approximately 27,999 of Albuquerque's students are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
Albuquerque's largest fire science school is Central New Mexico Community College. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Fire Science program at Central New Mexico Community College.
A total of 19 students graduated with credentials in fire science from fire science schools in Albuquerque in 2010. If you decide to attend a fire science school in Albuquerque, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,704.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,158 for fire science related books and supplies every year.
Many fire science graduates choose to work as fire science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Albuquerque, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 fire science professionals in New Mexico were working in the greater Albuquerque area. By the year 2018, the number of fire science professionals is expected to increase by 13% in Albuquerque. 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 Albuquerque is $37,760 per year, which is higher than the average for fire science professionals state-wide.