Hobbs has a general population of 28,657 and an overall student population of 2,841. Approximately 2,313 of Hobbs's students are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
Of the 1 fire science schools in Hobbs, the largest fire science school, by student population, is New Mexico Junior College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Fire Science program at New Mexico Junior College.
If you decide to attend one of Hobbs's fire science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,280 per year in instate tuition and $9,400 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,008 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fire science program in Hobbs. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $4,696.
If you decide to work as a fire science professional in Hobbs, your job prospects are average. There were 330 fire science professionals working in New Mexico and 80 working in the greater Hobbs area in 2010. The number of fire science professionals in Hobbs is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fire science professional in Hobbs is $116,540 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for fire science professionals.