Fire Protection Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Fire Protection Engineer is $73,776 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
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$49,931 - $113,658
(Median)
$50K
$74K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,776
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$12.02 - $43.85
(Median)
$12
$24
$44
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,931 - $113,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,275  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $10,193  
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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$41,727 - $114,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 438
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.02 - $43.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$18.18 - $62.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,275  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $10,193  
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).
)
$41,727 - $114,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Job Description for Fire Protection Engineer

Fire protection engineers are commonly found in companies that specialize in work such as architecture, engineering, construction, or environmental issues. This position requires at least a bachelor's degree in engineering, though some companies require a degree in a specific discipline such as chemical engineering or fire protection. Many also require NICET III certifications and/or experience with guidelines such as the National Fire Protection Code (NFPA). As many as 10 years of previous relevant experience may be common as well, although entry-level positions exist.

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Fire Protection Engineer Tasks

  • 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

National Average: $71,427

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Experience Affects Fire Protection Engineer Salaries




National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Fire Protection Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 41%



National Average
$71,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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