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  • $61,660
  • 12,300
  • 3.3
  • 7.3%
  • Certificate or Associate's degree
  • Criminal Justice
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Fire Inspector Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 12,300 Fire Inspectors in the United States. The Fire Inspector job market is expected to grow by 7.3% between 2016 and 2026.

Fire Inspector Employability Rating

D Sokanu rates Fire Inspectors with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 6,100 Fire Inspectors. That number is based on 900 additional Fire Inspectors, and the retirement of 5,200 existing Fire Inspectors.

Supply of Fire Inspectors

The Fire Inspector industry is concentrated in Texas, New Jersey, and California.

Fire Inspector Job Market by State

State name Employed Fire Inspectors
Texas 1,350
New Jersey 1,290
California 820
Florida 800
North Carolina 600
New York 520
Illinois 500
Georgia 400
Ohio 340
South Carolina 290
Mississippi 280
Connecticut 260
Arizona 250
Missouri 250
Michigan 250
Virginia 240
Washington 200
Massachusetts 180
Colorado 180
Pennsylvania 180
Indiana 170
Maryland 170
Utah 160
Oklahoma 150
Wisconsin 150
Nebraska 140
Louisiana 140
Delaware 140
Nevada 130
Alabama 130
Oregon 120
Kentucky 120
Minnesota 110
Kansas 100
Maine 70
Rhode Island 70
New Hampshire 50
West Virginia 50
Vermont 40
Arkansas 40
Iowa 30
New Mexico 30

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Career Attributes

  • $61,660
  • 12,300
  • 3.3
  • 7.3%
  • Certificate or Associate's degree
  • Criminal Justice
More Attributes