The average pay for a Fire Safety Director is $17.86 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$30,884 - $101,185
(Median)
$31K
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$100K
MEDIAN: $54,534
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$13.54 - $24.56
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$30,884 - $101,185  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$29,117 - $62,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.54 - $24.56  
   
Overtime
$18.87 - $37.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
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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$29,117 - $62,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Job Description for Fire Safety Director

Fire safety directors are tasked with developing plans of action for buildings and ensuring that occupants of the building are prepared to follow these plans when necessary. They typically work alongside property managers to create response plans for buildings, which are detailed breakdowns of necessary actions to take in the event of a fire as well as preventive maintenance to avoid future fires, and these directors are also responsible for hiring and training fire safety personnel for buildings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fire Safety Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,327

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Fire Safety Director Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Fire Safety Director in New York:
"Stay Friendly But Very Professional At All Times."
Keep on top of all the log books, make sure you do all your routine daily, weekly inspections. Make sure all semi annual, bi-annually and annual maintenance for the building you're responsible for are done on time and up-to-date. Never let any of your licences expire, stay current with National and local laws; go back to school if need be to stay relevant and employable. Make sure your fire brigade, floor wardens and building evacuation supervisors are properly trained and available in case of an building emergency or incident.

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Experience Affects Fire Safety Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
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National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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