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Highest Paying Cities for Fire Inspectors and Investigators

The top 100 highest paying cities for fire inspectors and investigators (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of fire inspectors and investigators in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $139,690, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for fire inspectors and investigators. It is followed by San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California (average annual salary $122,650). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of fire inspectors and investigators in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Fire Inspectors and Investigators

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$139,690
80
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$122,650
120
3 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$112,160
40
4 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$110,200
260
5 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$109,660
270
6 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$102,470
200
7 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$98,680
50
8 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$94,550
80
9 Medford, Oregon
$94,010
n/a
10 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$92,900
90
11 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$92,720
110
12 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$91,990
80
13 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$91,700
100
14 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$87,710
60
15 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$86,720
50
16 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$85,950
70
17 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$85,710
140
18 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$85,480
30
19 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$83,410
40
20 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$80,550
70
21 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$78,960
60
22 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$78,760
80
23 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$78,460
40
24 New Haven, Connecticut
$77,070
30
25 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$74,360
50
26 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$73,330
50
27 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$73,330
280
28 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$73,110
70
29 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$72,910
40
30 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$72,820
150
31 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$72,720
40
32 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$72,030
90
33 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$71,810
230
34 Salt Lake City, Utah
$71,240
110
35 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$70,480
130
36 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$70,100
100
37 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$69,880
30
38 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$69,690
120
39 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$69,690
70
40 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$69,580
90
41 Waterbury, Connecticut
$69,320
30
42 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$69,190
70
43 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$68,800
40
44 Kansas City, Missouri
$68,550
70
45 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$67,930
50
46 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$67,540
50
47 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$67,360
100
48 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$66,650
410
49 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$66,640
60
50 Jacksonville, Florida
$66,430
30
51 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$66,060
330
52 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$65,780
40
53 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$65,070
80
54 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$64,520
30
55 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
$63,620
40
56 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$63,440
210
57 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$63,210
30
58 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$63,200
100
59 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$62,770
40
60 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$62,660
130
61 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$62,090
230
62 Springfield, Massachusetts
$61,920
70
63 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$61,360
200
64 Knoxville, Tennessee
$61,070
80
65 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$60,500
70
66 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$59,290
30
67 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$59,030
80
68 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$58,410
70
69 Memphis, Tennessee
$57,780
60
70 Columbia, South Carolina
$57,660
30
71 Tucson, Arizona
$57,650
40
72 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$57,630
30
73 Camden, New Jersey
$57,560
160
74 Columbus, Ohio
$57,530
60
75 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$56,830
240
76 Rochester, New York
$56,550
40
77 Prescott, Arizona
$56,530
30
78 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$56,410
70
79 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$56,360
90
80 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$56,280
40
81 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$56,210
30
82 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$55,850
30
83 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$55,030
30
84 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$54,950
40
85 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$54,940
50
86 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$54,650
840
87 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$54,500
30
88 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$54,010
40
89 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$53,890
80
90 Asheville, North Carolina
$53,640
30
91 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$53,630
380
92 Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida
$53,380
30
93 Gary, Indiana
$53,070
170
94 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$53,060
310
95 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$52,380
50
96 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$51,800
220
97 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$51,700
40
98 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$51,580
1,210
99 Ocean City, New Jersey
$51,140
30
100 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$49,600
30
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