Average Fire Protection Engineer Salary

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The average salary for a Fire Protection Engineer is $75,438.
MEDIAN $75,438
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$52k - $118k
$200 - $10k
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$2k - $14k
$9k - $23k
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$43k - $118k

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Job Description for Fire Protection Engineer

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Fire Protection Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Fire Protection Engineer are from the companies Aecom Corporation, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc and Bfpe International. Reported salaries are highest at Jacobs Engineering Group Inc where the average pay is $77,000. Aecom Corporation pays the lowest at around $65,629.

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Popular Skills for Fire Protection Engineer

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.

Pay by Experience Level for Fire Protection Engineer

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 $59,602 based on 141 salaries. An early career Fire Protection Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,997 based on 268 salaries. A mid-career Fire Protection Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,255 based on 155 salaries. An experienced Fire Protection Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,283 based on 156 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $103,838.
Employees with Fire Protection Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 29.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (15.4% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (8.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (6.6% less), Houston, Texas (3.7% less) and New York, New York (1.0% less).

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