Average Fire Inspector Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Fire Inspector is $24.97 in 2024

Hourly Rate
$17 - $35
$339 - $6k
Total Pay
$38k - $75k
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What Do Fire Inspectors Do?

Fire Inspector Tasks
  • Inspect site for fire hazards, prevention, and safety requirements.
  • Communicate with authorities, customers, and complete follow up inspections.
  • Inspect flammable liquid and chemical storage practices.
  • Ensure plans for new construction meets fire codes.
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How do Fire Inspectors Rate Their Jobs?

3.9 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 36 responses, the job of Fire Inspector has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.94 out of 5. On average, Fire Inspectors are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Fire Inspectors

What is the highest pay for Fire Inspectors?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Fire Inspector is $34.88 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Fire Inspectors?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Fire Inspector is $17.38 / hour

How can Fire Inspectors increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Fire Inspector is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Fire Inspector that oversees more junior Fire Inspectors, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.