Fire Protection Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Fire Protection Engineer is $72,873 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
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$50,037 - $111,060
(Median)
$50K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,873
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90%

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$11.70 - $40.65
(Median)
$12
$24
$41
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,037 - $111,060  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,107  
Profit Sharing
$220.00 - $9,631  
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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$41,485 - $111,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 380
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.70 - $40.65  
   
Overtime
$17.88 - $56.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,107  
   
Profit Sharing
$220.00 - $9,631  
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).
)
$41,485 - $111,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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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.

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Experience Affects Fire Protection Engineer Salaries




National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Fire Protection Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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Microsoft Office
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Autodesk Revit MEP
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AutoCAD
0%

National Average
$71,000

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%
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