Schenectady has a general population of 61,821 and an overall student population of 7,941. Approximately 5,191 of Schenectady's students are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
Schenectady County Community College is the largest fire science school in Schenectady, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Fire Science program at Schenectady County Community College.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in fire science in Schenectady in 2010. If you decide to attend a fire science school in Schenectady, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,402.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fire science program in Schenectady.
If you plan on staying in Schenectady after graduating from fire science school, you should know that job prospects for fire science professionals in Schenectady, which is the most popular fire science profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,050 fire science professionals in New York. Of these fire science professionals, 230 were working in the greater Schenectady area. The number of fire science professionals in Schenectady is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. 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 Schenectady is $67,180 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for fire science professionals.
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