Fire Protection Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Fire Protection Engineer is $69,115 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Fire Protection Engineer Total Pay (?
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$48,853 - $105,156
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MEDIAN: $69,115
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Fire Protection Engineer Total Pay (?
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$12.51 - $37.57
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,853 - $105,156  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,371  
Profit Sharing
$220.00 - $13,500  
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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$40,985 - $106,479  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 466
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.51 - $37.57  
   
Overtime
$15.40 - $63.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,371  
   
Profit Sharing
$220.00 - $13,500  
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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$40,985 - $106,479  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 466
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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
Washington
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Baltimore
up arrow 9%
Atlanta
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New York
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Houston
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San Diego
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Boston
0%
National Average
$67,000
Orlando
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Dallas
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Experience Affects Fire Protection Engineer Salaries

National Average
$67,000

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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Microsoft Excel
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AutoCAD
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National Average
$67,000
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Gender
Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 9%
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