Fire Inspector Salary in the United States

How much does a Fire Inspector make in the United States? The average Fire Inspector salary in the United States is $62,703 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $47,919 and $75,184. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Conducts inspections of new and existing buildings to ensure compliance with fire and safety codes. Prepares reports and issues violation documents and defines remedies. Conducts fire investigations. Knowledge of codes and ordinances, construction and alarm systems. Has completed fire inspection training and may require certification as Uniform Fire Code Inspector and /or other local licensing. Typically requires AS degree. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Correctional Officer, Sr.

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Fire Inspector

    3 - 5 years experience
    Associate's Degree

  3. Up a level:

    EMT/Paramedic Supervisor


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