Farmington has a total population of 37,844 and a student population of 8,990. Of these students, 8,990 are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
The largest fire science school in Farmington, by student population, is San Juan College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from San Juan College with credentials in fire science.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in fire science from fire science schools in Farmington in 2010. If you decide to attend a fire science school in Farmington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $768.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fire science program in Farmington.
Many fire science graduates choose to work as fire science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Farmington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 240 fire science professionals in New Mexico. Of these fire science professionals, 40 were working in the greater Farmington area. Farmington's fire science professional workforce is projected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fire science professional in Farmington is $46,810 per year, which is higher than the average for fire science professionals state-wide.