The locations with the highest concentration of Fire Science & Fire-Fighting graduates are Orange Beach, AL, Springfield, OH and Orem, UT. The locations with a relatively high number of Fire Science & Fire-Fighting graduates are Canfield, OH, Fort Shawnee, OH and Choctaw, OK. The most common degree awarded to students studying Fire Science & Fire-Fighting is a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate.
Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Fire Science & Fire-Fighting and the types of students that study this field. Columbia Southern University awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Mahoning County Career and Technical Center and Four County Career Center have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Fire Science & Fire-Fighting. Tuition costs for Fire Science & Fire-Fighting majors are, on average, $3,388 for in-state public colleges, and $18,600 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Fire Science & Fire-Fighting programs are Public, 2-year institutions.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Protective Services in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Protective Services is 39.4, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Protective Services degrees, and White students earn the majority (6,440) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Fire Science & Fire-Fighting field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Fire Science & Fire-Fighting majors need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Fire Science & Fire-Fighting majors need more than the average amount of Troubleshooting, Operation and Control, and Equipment Maintenance.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Fire Science & Fire-Fighting majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Troubleshooting is very distinctive for majors, but the Critical Thinking, Active Listening, and Speaking are the three most important skills for people in the field.