Average Fire Protection Engineer Salary

$75,468
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,120
Bonus
$14,740
Commission
$2,280
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The average salary for a Fire Protection Engineer is $75,468.
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$54k
MEDIAN
$75k
90%
$117k
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$54k - $117k
Bonus
$512 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$976 - $10k
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$8k - $20k
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What Do Fire Protection Engineers Do?

Fire Protection Engineer Tasks
  • 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.
  • Act as fire protection expert for governmental authorities and policy makers.

Job Satisfaction for Fire Protection Engineer

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Popular Employer Salaries for Fire Protection Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Fire Protection Engineer are from the companies Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, Aecom Corporation and Bfpe International. Reported salaries are highest at Jacobs Engineering Group Inc where the average pay is $74,559. Aecom Corporation pays the lowest at around $65,808.

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What Are Popular Skills for Fire Protection Engineers?

Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk Revit MEP, Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Fire Protection Engineers?

An entry-level Fire Protection Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,462 based on 57 salaries. An early career Fire Protection Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,278 based on 268 salaries. A mid-career Fire Protection Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,924 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Fire Protection Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,677 based on 122 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $103,860.
Employees with Fire Protection Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 32.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (24.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (12.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 668 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.5%
Early Career
40.1%
Mid Career
17.1%
Experienced
18.3%
Late Career
16.0%