Average Base Pay
30.99% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Fire Inspectors and Investigators role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $40,160. A Fire Inspectors and Investigators candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $49,180. A person in a mid-career Fire Inspectors and Investigators role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $64,460 a year. Fire Inspectors and Investigators with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $76,920. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Fire Inspectors and Investigators role’s annual salary averages $86,380 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Fire Inspectors and Investigators position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $64,460 higher than the national average for Fire Inspectors and Investigators positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Fire Inspectors and Investigators roles that can advance both internally and with another company.