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Fire Inspectors and Investigators

Inspect buildings to identify fire hazards or investigate fires.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$41.02 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  8.9%    Read more about outlook


Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Examine crime scenes to obtain evidence.
  • Examine debris to obtain information about causes of fires.
  • Interview people to gather information about criminal activities.
  • Investigate crimes committed within organizations.
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Job Title Examples:

Fire Marshal
Fire Prevention Inspector
Fire Safety Inspector

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