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Fire Inspectors and Investigators

Inspect buildings to identify fire hazards or investigate fires.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$34.76 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  7.5%    Read more about outlook


Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Review documents or materials for compliance with policies or regulations.
  • Collaborate with law enforcement or security agencies to respond to incidents.
  • Write operational reports.
  • Examine crime scenes to obtain evidence.
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Job Title Examples:

Fire Marshal
Fire Prevention Inspector
Fire Safety Inspector

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