Fire Marshal Salary

A Fire Marshal earns an average salary of $57,790 per year.

$40,296 - $97,428
$40K
$58K
$97K
MEDIAN: $58,168
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50%
90%

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$9.85 - $36.31
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$24
$36
MEDIAN: $23.95
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,296 - $97,428  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
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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$36,916 - $94,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $36.31  
   
Overtime
$19.63 - $70.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
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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$36,916 - $94,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Fire Marshal

Fire marshals generally work for fire departments of local governments, though they may also be employed by other organizations, such as universities and corporations. Those who work for cities usually report to fire chiefs and must ensure that their organizations comply with local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations. They may also serve as liaisons between their employers and local fire departments.

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Fire Marshal Tasks

  • Conduct regular life safety inspections of community property, buildings and facilities.
  • Conduct investigation of all fire incidents.  Determine the cause and origin of fires.
  • Maintain and enforce adherence to corporate Safety and Training policies.
  • Act as liaison to local fire departments, police departments, EMS, other agencies.
  • Review plans for fire and life safety code compliance and conduct associated acceptance testing of fire life safety systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fire Marshal

Pay by Experience for a Fire Marshal has a positive trend. An entry-level Fire Marshal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fire Marshal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Fire Marshal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 33 salaries. A Fire Marshal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 36 salaries.

Key Stats for Fire Marshal

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Fire Marshal Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
$57,000

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Mid-Career
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 10%
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