Fire Inspector Salary (United States)

A Fire Inspector earns an average salary of $48,517 per year.
Fire Inspector Salary (?
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$33,587 - $73,103
(Median)
34K
49K
60K
73K
MEDIAN: $48,516
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Fire Inspector Salary (?
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$12.50 - $31.56
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,587 - $73,103  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,534  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,092 - $71,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.50 - $31.56  
   
Overtime
$22.04 - $51.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,534  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,092 - $71,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Job Description for Fire Inspector

  • Inspect flammable liquid and chemical storage practices.
  • Ensure plans for new construction meets fire codes.
  • Inspect site for fire hazards, prevention, and safety requirements.
  • Communicate with authorities, customers, and complete follow up inspections.

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Experience Affects Fire Inspector Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$46,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 21%