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Fire Protection Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Fire Protection Engineer is $69,669 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
$48,686 - $106,542
(Median)
49K
70K
88K
110K
MEDIAN: $69,668
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90%

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$11.84 - $39.68
(Median)
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25
31
40
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,686 - $106,542  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,987  
Profit Sharing
$142.98 - $11,745  
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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$41,104 - $108,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 357
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $39.68  
   
Overtime
$15.66 - $61.12  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,987  
   
Profit Sharing
$142.98 - $11,745  
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).
)
$41,104 - $108,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
United States (change)

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.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Fire Protection Engineer Salaries




National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Fire Protection Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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Autodesk Revit MEP
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Microsoft Office
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AutoCAD
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Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$68,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 9%