Fire Inspector / Investigator Salary (United States)

A Fire Inspector / Investigator earns an average salary of $51,287 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Fire Inspector / Investigator Total Pay (?
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$33,945 - $76,925
(Median)
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51K
64K
77K
MEDIAN: $51,287
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Fire Inspector / Investigator Total Pay (?
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$15.59 - $34.11
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,945 - $76,925  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
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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$33,628 - $76,781  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.59 - $34.11  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $59.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
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).
)
$33,628 - $76,781  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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Job Description for Fire Inspector / Investigator

  • 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 / Investigator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
$50,000
Mid-Career
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Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 18%
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