Information About Fire Inspectors And Investigators

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Training

Fire inspectors and investigators need work experience in a related occupation.

Degrees for Fire inspectors and investigators
Training for Fire Inspectors And Investigators
Percent
Less than High School 2.7
High School 21.4
Some College 31.6
Associates Degree 15.8
Bachelors Degree 23.3
Masters Degree 5.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment

Represents about 14,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more fire inspectors and investigators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 5,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, fire inspectors and investigators make $27.45 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Fire inspectors and investigators $16.60 $20.60 $25.60 $33.50 $41.90
Protective service occupations $9.08 $11.70 $17.60 $26.80 $36.00
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, fire inspectors and investigators make $57,100 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Fire inspectors and investigators $34,580 $42,880 $53,330 $69,720 $87,200
Protective service occupations $18,880 $24,480 $36,740 $55,790 $74,900
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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