The average pay for a Fire Protection Engineer is $68,177 per year.Salary goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced.
Fire Protection Engineer Total Pay (?
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$47,087 - $103,310
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MEDIAN: $68,177
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Fire Protection Engineer Total Pay (?
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$13.52 - $37.27
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,087 - $103,310  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,052  
Profit Sharing
$297.30 - $12,365  
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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$40,631 - $104,991  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 503
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.52 - $37.27  
   
Overtime
$15.20 - $61.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,052  
   
Profit Sharing
$297.30 - $12,365  
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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$40,631 - $104,991  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 503
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Job Description for Fire Protection Engineer
  • Act as fire protection expert for governmental authorities and policy makers.
  • Document and communicate fire protection issues with building and maintenance professionals.
  • Design fire detection and elimination equipment and procedures
  • Stay current on fire protection understanding through professional literature and conferences.
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Pay by Experience Level for Fire Protection Engineer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Washington
up arrow 42%
Baltimore
up arrow 13%
New York
up arrow 5%
Houston
up arrow 4%
Orlando
up arrow 2%
San Diego
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Boston
up arrow 1%
National Average
$66,000
Atlanta
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Experience Affects Fire Protection Engineer Salaries

National Average
$66,000

Skills That Affect Fire Protection Engineer Salaries

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 6%
Engineering Design
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
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AutoCAD
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National Average
$66,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 10%
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