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How much does a Fire Inspector make in the United States?

Average Fire Inspector Hourly Wage in the United States

Fire Inspectors earn a median hourly wage of $27.27. Hourly wages typically start from $16.47 and go up to $44.29.

Average Fire Inspector Yearly Salary in the United States

Fire Inspectors earn a median salary of $56,730 per year. Salaries typically start from $34,260 and go up to $92,120.

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Fire Inspector Earnings by Seniority

Top End Fire Inspector Earnings

The highest earning Fire Inspectors in the United States earn:

$44.29
an hour
$92,120
per year
Senior Fire Inspector Earnings

Senior Fire Inspectors in the United States earn:

$35.69
an hour
$74,230
per year
Experienced Fire Inspector Earnings

Experienced Fire Inspectors in the United States earn:

$27.27
an hour
$56,730
per year
Junior Fire Inspector Earnings

Junior Fire Inspectors in the United States earn:

$20.88
an hour
$43,430
per year
Starting Fire Inspector Earnings

Starting Fire Inspectors in the United States earn:

$16.47
an hour
$34,260
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Fire Inspector salary comparison

Fire Inspectors earn more than 75% percent of Services careers. Fire Inspector salaries are in the top 62% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Fire Inspectors in the United States

Fire Inspector salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Fire Inspector Salary in Washington $42.90 $89,230 # 1
Fire Inspector Salary in California $39.81 $82,810 # 2
Fire Inspector Salary in Oregon $42.59 $88,590 # 3
Fire Inspector Salary in Nevada $40.44 $84,110 # 4
Fire Inspector Salary in Massachusetts $37.48 $77,950 # 5
Fire Inspector Salary in Colorado $29.52 $61,400 # 6
Fire Inspector Salary in Oklahoma $32.43 $67,450 # 7
Fire Inspector Salary in Minnesota $31.75 $66,030 # 8
Fire Inspector Salary in Idaho $31.15 $64,800 # 9
Fire Inspector Salary in Michigan $30.75 $63,950 # 10
Fire Inspector Salary in Utah $30.69 $63,840 # 11
Fire Inspector Salary in Connecticut $30.76 $63,990 # 12
Fire Inspector Salary in New York $27.69 $57,590 # 13
Fire Inspector Salary in Florida $27.62 $57,460 # 14
Fire Inspector Salary in Arizona $28.56 $59,410 # 15
Fire Inspector Salary in Illinois $28.02 $58,270 # 16
Fire Inspector Salary in Rhode Island $28.14 $58,530 # 17
Fire Inspector Salary in Texas $26.79 $55,730 # 18
Fire Inspector Salary in Maryland $27.80 $57,830 # 19
Fire Inspector Salary in Ohio $25.87 $53,800 # 20
Fire Inspector Salary in Louisiana $25.76 $53,590 # 21
Fire Inspector Salary in New Jersey $24.95 $51,890 # 22
Fire Inspector Salary in Wisconsin $27.52 $57,240 # 23
Fire Inspector Salary in Virginia $26.16 $54,410 # 24
Fire Inspector Salary in Alabama $25.76 $53,590 # 25
Fire Inspector Salary in Kansas $24.06 $50,040 # 26
Fire Inspector Salary in New Hampshire $26.46 $55,030 # 27
Fire Inspector Salary in Tennessee $24.88 $51,760 # 28
Fire Inspector Salary in Missouri $23.95 $49,810 # 29
Fire Inspector Salary in Georgia $22.16 $46,090 # 30
Fire Inspector Salary in Indiana $23.08 $48,010 # 31
Fire Inspector Salary in North Carolina $24.72 $51,410 # 32
Fire Inspector Salary in Pennsylvania $22.38 $46,550 # 33
Fire Inspector Salary in Delaware $21.71 $45,150 # 34
Fire Inspector Salary in Kentucky $21.62 $44,970 # 35
Fire Inspector Salary in Arkansas $22.85 $47,530 # 36
Fire Inspector Salary in Maine $20.84 $43,360 # 37
Fire Inspector Salary in South Carolina $19.31 $40,160 # 38
Fire Inspector Salary in Mississippi $19.08 $39,690 # 39
Fire Inspector Salary in West Virginia $14.10 $29,340 # 40
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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