With an overall population of 26,705 and a student population of 3,381, approximately 3,314 of Watertown students attend one of Watertown's schools that offer fire science programs.
Jefferson Community College is the largest fire science school in Watertown, based on student population. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Jefferson Community College with credentials in fire science.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in fire science in Watertown in 2010. In 2009 tuition at fire science schools in Watertown was $3,694 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fire science program in Watertown.
Many fire science graduates choose to work as fire science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Watertown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,050 fire science professionals in New York. Of these fire science professionals, 50 were working in the greater Watertown area. The government projects that the number of fire science professionals in Watertown will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Watertown is $62,920 per year, which is higher than the average for fire science professionals state-wide.
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