The average salary for a Fire Inspector / Investigator is $57,294.
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Job Description for Fire Inspector / Investigator
Fire inspectors/investigators work to prevent accidental fires and also investigate the causes of these situations. They typically work from a fire marshal's office within a town or city jurisdiction; in their dual role, they provide services to city safety and building officials as well as law enforcement and emergency services. Large insurance companies with a number of fire insurance policy holders may also employ fire inspectors/investigators to assist in determining premium rates and reimbu…Read more
Fire Inspector / Investigator 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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Pay by Experience Level for Fire Inspector / Investigator
An early career Fire Inspector / Investigator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,253 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Fire Inspector / Investigator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,194 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Fire Inspector / Investigator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,776 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,042.
Years of Experience
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