Poughkeepsie has a general population of 29,871 and an overall student population of 18,858. Approximately 9,823 of Poughkeepsie's students are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
The largest fire science school in Poughkeepsie, by student population, is Dutchess Community College. In 2010, Dutchess Community College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in fire science.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in fire science from fire science schools in Poughkeepsie in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,320 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,225 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fire science program in Poughkeepsie.
After graduating with your credentials in fire science, if you decide to work as a fire science professional in Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,050 fire science professionals in New York, 60 were working in the greater Poughkeepsie area. The number of fire science professionals in Poughkeepsie is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
As a fire science professional in Poughkeepsie, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,030 per year. This is higher than the average salary for fire science professionals in the state.
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