Fire Science Schools in Tacoma, Washington state

Tacoma is located in Pierce county and has a population of 193,556.

For Washington state residents, the average tuition for all Tacoma fire science schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $13,830.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Tacoma fire science schools was $17,473.00.

Books and supplies for fire science schools in Tacoma cost an average of $937.00. Students who live on campus while attending a fire science school in Tacoma, can expect to pay an average of $8,913.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $3,978.00. There is one fire science college in Tacoma. 28 students were reported to have graduated from fire science programs in Tacoma in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Fire Science Schools in Tacoma

Bates Technical College

1101 S Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA, 98405

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Fire Protection
  • Certification in Fire Science / Fire-fighting
  • Associates in Fire Science / Fire-fighting


  • Tuition (in-state): $3,758.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $3,758.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,630.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 68
  • Average aid received per student: $4,342.00

Fire Science Salary in Tacoma

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers$88,410.00230
Fire Fighters$63,290.001,140

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