The average pay for a Fire Protection Engineer is $77,301 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Autodesk Navisworks and Project Management.
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$50,501 - $121,261
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MEDIAN: $77,301
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$13.95 - $40.16
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MEDIAN: $24.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,501 - $121,261  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,324  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $22,533  
Commission
$20,000  
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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$42,202 - $117,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 324
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.95 - $40.16  
   
Overtime
$18.43 - $60.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,324  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $22,533  
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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$42,202 - $117,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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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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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: $74,670

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Key Stats for Fire Protection Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
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Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Fire Protection Engineer Salaries




National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Fire Protection Engineer Salaries

Autodesk Navisworks
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National Average
$75,000


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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