Fire Inspectors and Investigators Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for fire inspectors and investigators in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of fire inspectors and investigators among Florida areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Fire Inspectors and Investigators in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,840
25th Percentile Wage
$47,270
50th Percentile Wage
$61,210
75th Percentile Wage
$76,980
90th Percentile Wage
$92,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fire inspectors and investigators in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,840.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.14
25th Percentile Wage
$22.72
50th Percentile Wage
$29.43
75th Percentile Wage
$37.01
90th Percentile Wage
$44.69

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for fire inspectors and investigators in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.69. The median hourly salary is $29.43. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.14.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of fire inspectors and investigators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,2106.13%2.73%
201557,460-1.93%-
201458,5701.42%-
201357,740-3.12%-
201259,540--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Fire Inspectors and Investigators in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of fire inspectors and investigators in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of fire inspectors and investigators in state of Florida ranges from $50,160 to $81,530. The highest paying area for fire inspectors and investigators in Florida is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach with a median annual salary of $81,530. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota (mean annual salary $71,940). The lowest paying area is Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford with a median annual salary of $50,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$81,530
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$71,940
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$71,550
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$71,330
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$67,550
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$60,540
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$51,700
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$50,160



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