Fire Protection Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Fire Protection Engineer is $75,961 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Autodesk Navisworks and Project Management.
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$49,692 - $120,093
$50K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $74,342
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50%
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$14.83 - $38.89
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$39
MEDIAN: $25.88
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$0$120K
Salary $49,692 - $120,093
Bonus $0.00 - $10,329
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $18,548
Commission $12,500
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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$42,366 - $118,768
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 305
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $14.83 - $38.89
Overtime $21.93 - $61.35
Annual Data $0$118K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,329
Commission $12,500
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $18,548
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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$42,366 - $118,768
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 84

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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

  • Design fire detection and elimination equipment and procedures
  • Stay current on fire protection understanding through professional literature and conferences.
  • Act as fire protection expert for governmental authorities and policy makers.
  • Document and communicate fire protection issues with building and maintenance professionals.

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Popular Skills for Fire Protection Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Fire Protection Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Fire Protection Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Fire Protection Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 175 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fire Protection Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Fire Protection Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 104 salaries. A Fire Protection Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 71 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,237

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Key Stats for Fire Protection Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Fire Protection Engineer Salaries

▲41%

▲17%

▲9%

National Average
$73,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Fire Protection Engineer Salaries

Autodesk Navisworks
▲39%






National Average
$73,000


▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 11%
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